Search Resources (English): Gender differences

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Women take care: gender, race, and the culture of AIDS
Provides an analysis of women, AIDS, and representation (in both print and visual culture) with a specfic focus on the issue of care and the "good woman" figure.
Published: 2001
The gender workplace health gap in Europe
Looks at how embedded gender assumptions affect occupational health.
Published: 2003
Women and heart health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/40818
Identifies the unique signs of heart attack in women and lists tips for improving heart health. (See Details)
Published: 2001-2005
Gender and blindness  
http://www.who.int/entity/gender/other_health/en/genderblind.pdf
Examines differences between men and women and blindness, including how women bear a greater burden of blindness than men and women's barriers to use of eye-care services. (See Details)
Published: 2002
The gender balance of employment in rural and small town Canada  
http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/21-006-XIE/21-006-XIE2002003.pdf
Analyses rural-urban differences in the patterns of employment of women and men. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Gender differences in smoking uptake and tobacco use among adolescents
Presents a literature review of gender differences in the predictors of smoking acquisition by adolescents.
Published: 1995
Gender, health and development in the Americas: basic indicators, 2005  
http://www.paho.org/English/AD/GE/GenderBrochure05.pdf
Provides basic statistical indicators that illustrate the differences between women and men in terms of health status and its socioeconomic determinants. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Dementia/Alzheimer's disease  
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/4/S1/S20
Offers a summary of the magnitude of dementia in Canada, research on risk factors and preventive factors, caregiving issues, and health policy implications. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women) (See Details)
Published: 2004
Connecting gender & ageing: a sociological approach
Looks at the differential social effects of ageing on women's and men's roles, relationships and identity.
Published: 1995
Gender and health in disasters  
http://www.who.int/entity/gender/other_health/en/genderdisasters.pdf
Examines gender differences in vulnerability to and impact of disasters, including exposure to risk, risk perception, preparedness, response, physical impact, psychological impact, recovery and reconstruction. (See Details)
Published: 2002