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The making of men : masculinities, sexualities and schooling

Author: Mairtin Mac an Ghaill
Publisher: Buckingham ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mairtin Mac an Ghaill explores how boys learn to be men in schools whilst policing their own and others' sexualities. He focuses upon the students' confusions and contradictions in their gendered experiences; and upon how schools actively produce, through the official and hidden curriculum, a range of masculinities which young men come to inhabit. He does full justice to the complex phenomenon of male heterosexual  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mac an Ghaill, Mairtin.
Making of men.
Buckingham ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)606518791
Online version:
Mac an Ghaill, Mairtin.
Making of men.
Buckingham ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)625244687
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mairtin Mac an Ghaill
ISBN: 0335157823 9780335157822 0335157815 9780335157815
OCLC Number: 28928085
Description: 209 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Teacher ideologies, representations and practices --
Local student cultures of masculinity and sexuality --
Sexuality: learning to become a heterosexual man at school --
Young women's experiences of teacher and student masculinities --
Schooling, sexuality and male power: towards an emancipatory curriculum --
Conclusion: Sociology of schooling, equal opportunities and anti-oppression education.
Responsibility: Mairtin Mac an Ghaill.

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Explores how boys learn to be men in schools while policing their own and others' sexuality. This book focuses on the students' confusions and contradictions in their gendered experiences and upon  Read more...

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"Contesting social oppression in schools must remain a priority for all educators; in this book Mac an Ghaill makes a stand as aeloquent, principled and caring contestant on the side of the Read more...

 
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