Masculinities And Culture

Masculinities And Culture

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This book explores the socio-historical and cultural formation, enactment and representation of masculinities in a range of sites, both in the past and today. In so doing, the author draws on a wide range of resources, including literature, film, historical material, before giving students ideas and guidelines to enable them to carry out their own research.... Collinson and Hearn (1994, 1996) look at the subcultural reproduction of masculine identities among male manual workers. ... Treated as second class citi a€” zens, working men ... Masculinity was enacted through, for example, the use of jokes and put-downs; sexual and physical threat and ... Definitions of middle class masculinities are also heavily based on work, but in this case career and profession.

Title:Masculinities And Culture
Author:Beynon, John
Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education (UK) - 2001-11-01


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