Making The Men and the Boys

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  • 1 Professor Emerita, University of Sydney, Australia raewyn.connell@sydney.edu.au
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Abstract

This essay discusses the intellectual and political context in which The Men and the Boys was written, the author's research trajectory leading to the book, its concern with practical issues of change in masculinities and gender relations, the new directions in its intellectual offerings, and the way it dealt with boyhood as a field of studies.

Contributor Notes

Raewyn Connell is Professor Emerita, University of Sydney, and Life Member of the National Tertiary Education Union. She has taught in several countries and is a widely-cited sociological researcher, the author of Gender & Power, Masculinities, and Southern Theory. Her recent books include The Good University and Gênero em termos reais. Her work has been translated into nineteen languages. Raewyn has been active in the labour movement, the peace movement, and work for gender equality. Email: raewyn.connell@sydney.edu.au

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