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Manhood in the making : [electronic resource] cultural concepts of masculinity / David D. Gilmore.

By: Gilmore, David D, 1943-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, c1990Description: xiii, 258 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0300046464 (alk. paper); 9780300046465 (alk. paper); 0300050763 (pbk.); 9780300050769 (pbk.).Subject(s): Masculinity -- Cross-cultural studies | Machismo -- Cross-cultural studies | Men -- Psychology -- Cross-cultural studies | Men Social anthropology | Machismo | Hombres -- Psicología | Masculinité -- Études transculturelles | Machisme -- Études transculturelles | Hommes -- Psychologie -- Études transculturelles | Mannelijkheid | Seksen | Sociaal gedrag | Psychologische aspecten | Anthropology, Cultural | Cross-Cultural Comparison | Men -- psychologyDDC classification: 155.3/32 Other classification: 73.42 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
The manhood puzzle. -- Performative excellence: circum-Mediterranean. -- Looking for manhood: Truk Island. -- Performance anxiety: Mehinaku. -- Interlude: other men, other manhoods. -- Markers to manhood: Samburu. -- Rites of manhood: Sambia. -- Action and ambiguity: East and South Asia. -- Exceptions: Tahiti and Semai.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-248) and index.

The manhood puzzle. -- Performative excellence: circum-Mediterranean. -- Looking for manhood: Truk Island. -- Performance anxiety: Mehinaku. -- Interlude: other men, other manhoods. -- Markers to manhood: Samburu. -- Rites of manhood: Sambia. -- Action and ambiguity: East and South Asia. -- Exceptions: Tahiti and Semai.

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Manhood in the making : by Gilmore, David D., ©1990
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