Health and the Social Construction of Masculinity in Men’s Health Magazine

@article{Stibbe2004HealthAT,
  title={Health and the Social Construction of Masculinity in Men’s Health Magazine},
  author={A. Stibbe},
  journal={Men and Masculinities},
  year={2004},
  volume={7},
  pages={31 - 51}
}
  • A. Stibbe
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • Men and Masculinities
Although health has not traditionally been a male concern, the past few years have seen the gradual development of a shared concept of men’s health within the public domain. Amongthe leading participants in the construction of this concept is Men’s Health magazine. In this article, six issues of Men’s Health (June-December 2000) are critically analyzed to reveal the ideological assumptions on which the discourse of the magazine is based. Evidence is presented that suggests that Men’s Health… Expand
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