Boyhood Studies 13(2) Special Issue. The Men and the Boys, Twenty Years on: Revisiting Raewyn Connell’s pivotal text
Guest Editors Introduction The Men and the Boys, Twenty Years On: Revisiting Raewyn Connell’s Pivotal Text Victoria Cann, Sebastián Madrid, Kopano Ratele, Anna Tarrant, and Michael R. M. Ward with Raewyn Connell
Making The Men and the Boys Raewyn Connell
Becoming a Super-Masculine “Cool Guy”: Reflexivity, Dominant and Hegemonic Masculinities, and Sexual Violence James W. Messerschmidt
Leisuring Masculinities in British Indian Childhoods: Explorations at the Intersection of Gender Order and Generational Order Utsa Mukherjee
Boyz2Men: Male Migrants’ Attitudes to Homosexuality and What Age Has To Do with It Katarzyna Wojnicka
The Peer Group’s Agency in a Brazilian School Cinthia Torres Toledo and Marília Pinto de Carvalho
Challenging Dominant Representations of Marginalized Boys and Men in Critical Studies on Men and Masculinities Steve Roberts and Karla Elliott
Situating Right-Wing Populisms and Revisiting The Men and the Boys under the Neoliberal Turn Amrita De
Raewyn Connell and the Making of Masculinity Studies in South Africa Robert Morrell
An Appreciation of the Ethnographic in Connell’s The Men and the Boys Marcus B. Weaver-Hightower
Men and Masculinities the Journal: Raewyn Connell’s Influence on its New Vision Joseph D. Nelson, Tristan Bridges, and Kristen Barber
Volume 13 / 2020, 2 issues per volume (summer, winter)
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