Chapter 44: Socioeconomic Determinants of Women's Health: The Changing Landscape of Education, Work, and Marriage
Women and Health (Second Edition), 2013, Pages 671-683
Summarizes the evidence on how education, work, and marriage influence women’s health. In light of dramatic changes in gender-based inequalities in education, occupational opportunities, and marriage, trends in major indicators of women’s health are discussed in relation to the relevance of social changes for recent and future population patterns in women’s health.
Women and Health (Second Edition), 2013, Pages 1515-1526
Addresses the impact of long-term care on women, outlining the salient issues affecting women who are receiving care and those who are providing informal caregiving, as well as those who are direct care workers in long-term care facilities. Focus is given to the prevalence of physical and mental health conditions among women in the long-term care system and identification of risk factors associated with women’s health and economic well-being.
Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, Second Edition, Risk of Radiation Exposure to Children and Their Mothers
Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, Second Edition, 2011, Pages 550-558
This chapter content advances SDG 3 and 5 by explaining that there is a realistic concern about the impact of ionizing and nonionizing radiations on the health of children and their mothers. The magnitude and type of risks that are associated with radiation exposure to children and mothers must be determined to prevent the health consequences of such exposure.
Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, & Conflict, Second Edition, 2008, Pages 859-868
This article advances SDGs 5 and 16 by discussing the influence that gender studies has and can have on thinking about violence, nonviolence, war and peace, and conflict transformation.
Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, & Conflict, Second Edition, 2008, Pages 2456-2467
This article advances SDGs 5 and 16 by examining the distinct impact that war has on women because of their gender, the various ways that women respond to war and the roles they play, the major debates within this field of study, and, finally, gender inequality as a cause of violence in peacetime and wartime.