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Plural masculinities [electronic resource] : the remaking of the self in private life / Sofia Aboim.

By: Aboim, Sofia, 1972-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub. Co., c2010Description: 1 online resource (196 p.).ISBN: 9780754699842 (electronic bk.); 0754699846 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Men -- Identity | Masculinity | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gender Studies | M�annlichkeit | Geschlechterrolle | Identit�atGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Plural masculinities.DDC classification: 305.31 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; Introduction -- Plural Masculinities: Evidence from the Field; 1 From Dualism to Pluralism: The Power of Categories and the Making of Gender; 2 Domination, Hegemony and Hybrid Selves: Rethinking the Plural Dynamics of Masculinity; 3 Masculinities and Private Life: Power Behind the Scenes; 4 Labour and Love: The Gender Division of Labour and Caring in a Cross-National Perspective; 5 Inclusion, Defamilialization, Autonomy: The Changing Boundaries of Masculinities within Family Life.
Summary: Combining an empirical study based in Portugal with cross-national analyses of attitudes towards ideal gender arrangements in Europe and the USA, Plural Masculinities examines the various ways in which men come to define their identities and will appeal to those working in the fields of masculinities, gender studies and the sociology of the family.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Cover; Contents; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; Introduction -- Plural Masculinities: Evidence from the Field; 1 From Dualism to Pluralism: The Power of Categories and the Making of Gender; 2 Domination, Hegemony and Hybrid Selves: Rethinking the Plural Dynamics of Masculinity; 3 Masculinities and Private Life: Power Behind the Scenes; 4 Labour and Love: The Gender Division of Labour and Caring in a Cross-National Perspective; 5 Inclusion, Defamilialization, Autonomy: The Changing Boundaries of Masculinities within Family Life.

Combining an empirical study based in Portugal with cross-national analyses of attitudes towards ideal gender arrangements in Europe and the USA, Plural Masculinities examines the various ways in which men come to define their identities and will appeal to those working in the fields of masculinities, gender studies and the sociology of the family.

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