By Chris Blazina,David S. Shen-Miller
This textual content is the 1st to supply a contextual figuring out of the scientific matters that have an effect on males and masculinity throughout quite a lot of cultural and nationwide settings. It demonstrates that gender can now not be considered as an remoted attribute; in an period of elevated globalization, psychological well-being pros have to take ethnic and cultural concerns under consideration to supply sufficient take care of male sufferers. quite a few overseas views are provided through the contributing authors, authorities from international locations corresponding to Australia, Argentina, Denmark, Canada, India, eire, and South Africa, on theoretical and medical thoughts for operating with males. Their chapters additionally provide perception into the socio-cultural contexts for counseling males in and from their respective nations through exploring the ways that "being a guy" is socially outlined, what specified demanding situations males face, and the way those demanding situations could be negotiated inside of their particular cultural settings. themes addressed will comprise boyhood notions of manhood, dating matters and gear, fatherhood, and men’s physique photo around the existence span. this article is going to eventually let psychological wellbeing and fitness practitioners to have a greater figuring out of the way to paintings extra successfully with male clients.
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An International Psychology of Men: Theoretical Advances, Case Studies, and Clinical Innovations (The Routledge Series on Counseling and Psychotherapy with Boys and Men) by Chris Blazina,David S. Shen-Miller