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Masculinities

Author: R W Connell
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Polity Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Offers an introduction to, and a synthesis of, a new field of knowledge and politics. The book examines and assesses the history of attempts to create knowledge of the nature of masculinity by psychoanalysis, social scientists, and movements for social change.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R W Connell
ISBN: 074561468X 9780745614687 0745614698 9780745614694 1863738258 9781863738255
OCLC Number: 32427659
Notes: American ed. has title: Masculinities : knowledge, power and social change.
Awards: Winner of TASA Award for the Ten Most Influential Books in Australian Sociology 2003 (Australia)
Short-listed for NSW Premier's Literary Awards 1995 (Australia)
Description: vii, 295 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 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.
Responsibility: R.W. Connell.

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