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Global Masculinities and Manhood
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Global Masculinities and Manhood

Ronald L Jackson and Murali Balaji

Abstract

Bringing together an array of interdisciplinary voices, this book examines the concept of masculinity from the perspectives of cultures around the world. The chapters deconstruct the history and politics of masculinities within the contexts of the cultures from which they have been developed, examining what makes a man who he is within his own culture. Highlighting manifestations of masculinity in countries including Jamaica, Turkey, Peru, Kenya, Australia, and China, the chapters grapple with topics including how masculinity is affected by war and conflict, defined in relation to race, ethnic ... More

Keywords: masculinity, Jamaica, Turkey, Peru, Kenya, Australia, China, race, ethnicity, sexuality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780252036514
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252036514.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ronald L Jackson, editor
University of Cincinnati

Murali Balaji, editor
Hindu American Foundation

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