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Sex and gender in paleopathological perspective

Author: Anne L Grauer; Patricia Stuart-Macadam
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores ramifications of sex and gender on ancient and modern human diseases.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anne L Grauer; Patricia Stuart-Macadam
ISBN: 0521620902 9780521620901
OCLC Number: 39235742
Description: xi, 192 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: sex, gender and health status in prehistoric and contemporary populations / George J. Armelagos --
Sex-related patterns of trauma in humans and African apes / Robert Jurmain and Lynn Kilgore --
Osteoporosis in the bioarchaeology of women / David S. Weaver --
Iron deficiency anemia: exploring the difference / Patricia Stuart-Macadam --
Sex differences in trace elements: status or self-selection? / Della Collins Cook, and Kevin D. Hunt --
Male-female immune reactivity and its implications for interpreting evidence in human skeletal paleopathology / Donald J. Ortner --
Infectious disease, sex and gender: the complexity of it all / Charlotte A. Roberts, Mary E. Lewis, and Philip Boocock --
Gender differences in health and illness among rural populations in Latin America / Thomas L. Leatherman --
The mothers and daughters of a patrilineal civilization: the health of females among the late Classic Maya of Copan, Honduras / Rebecca Storey --
A history of their own: patterns of death in a nineteenth-century poorhouse / Anne L. Grauer, Elizabeth M. McNamara, and Diane V. Houdek --
Gender, health and activity in foragers and farmers in the American southeast: implications for social organization in the Georgia Bight / Clark Spencer Larsen.
Responsibility: edited by Anne L. Grauer, Patricia Stuart-Macadam.
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"In this groundbreaking book, Grauer and Stuart-Macadam bring together 11 original articles examining various human disease patterns and processes with an eye toward sex and gender differences...Not Read more...

 
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