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Masculinities

Author: Raewyn Connell
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This is a new edition of R.W. Connell's text, which has become a classic work on the nature and construction of masculine identity. Connell argues that there is not one masculinity, but many different masculinities, each associated with different positions of power. In a world gender order that continues to privilege men over women, but also raises difficult issues for men and boys, his account is more pertinent  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raewyn Connell
ISBN: 9780745634265 0745634265 9780745634272 0745634273
OCLC Number: 60528536
Description: xxv, 324 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The science of masculinity --
Men's bodies --
The social organization of masculinity --
Live fast and die young --
A whole new world --
A very straight gay --
Men of reason --
The history of masculinity --
Masculinity politics --
Practice and utopia --
Afterword: the contemporary politics of masculinity.
Responsibility: R.W. Connell.

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This is an exciting new edition of R.W. Connell s ground-breaking text, which has become a classic work on the nature and construction of masculine identity. Connell argues that there is not one  Read more...

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"In a new introduction and afterword, Connell reviews more recent work and extends some of his thinking on the significance to masculinity of global economics, politics and culture." Times Higher Read more...

 
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