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|Title:||When Health Involves Hunting and Peeing in the Front Yard: Obama's Health Reform and the Importance of Rural Masculinity||Contributor(s):||Stough-Hunter, Anjel (author); Donnermeyer, Joseph F (author)||Publication Date:||2010||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/12604||Abstract:||Debate concerning health care reform under the Obama administration has brought attention to health disparities and health promotion within the U.S. Within this debate, it is crucial to examine areas in which structural inequalities persist, but which have received little focused effort, such as the health of rural men. This ethnographic study of an Appalachian community explores how rural men define and reflect upon their own health practices. In-depth interviews and participant observation were used to examine men's perceptions of healthy living. The findings suggest that men in this community not only relate "real" masculinity to a way of approaching health, but also juxtapose their position to health and real masculinity to living outside of rural areas.||Publication Type:||Journal Article||Source of Publication:||Race, Gender & Class, 17(3), p. 223-240||Publisher:||University of New Orleans||Place of Publication:||New Orleans, United States of America||ISSN:||1082-8354||Field of Research (FOR):||160201 Causes and Prevention of Crime||Socio-Economic Outcome Codes:||940499 Justice and the Law not elsewhere classified||Peer Reviewed:||Yes||HERDC Category Description:||C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal||Other Links:||http://rgc.uno.edu/journal/journal10-16.cfm#Vol1734||Statistics to Oct 2018:||Visitors: 129
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