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Hegemonic Masculinity and “Badness”

How Young Women Bargain with Patriarchy “On Road”

Clare Choak

's (1987 ; 1995; 2000 ) concepts of hegemonic masculinity and emphasized femininity, with the focus resting on Connell's premise that sometimes masculine displays or masculine identity go beyond male bodies and can be performed across the gender spectrum

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Sarah C. Hunter and Damien W. Riggs

Books published on fathering and raising boys are becoming increasingly popular. These books claim simply to describe boys and fathers. However we suggest that they make only specific identities available. We make this suggestion on the basis of a critical analysis of six books published since an initial study by Riggs (2008). In this article we extend Riggs’s analysis by identifying how the books analyzed draw upon hegemonic masculine ideals in constructing boys’ and fathers’ identities. The analysis also suggests that biological essentialism is used to justify the identities constructed. Five specific implications are drawn from the findings, focusing on understandings of males as well as females, the uptake of dominant modes of talking about males, and the ramifications of biological essentialism. The findings emphasize the need to pay ongoing attention to popular parenting books since, rather than offering improved strategies for raising boys, these books present assertions of what boys and fathers should be.

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“Girls Are Like Flowers; Boys Are Like footballs”

How Fathers Hope to Configure Their Sons’ Masculinity

Florencia Herrera

masculinity “embodied the currently most honored way of being a man, it required all other men to position themselves in relation to it, and it ideologically legitimated the global subordination of women to men.” Even when hegemonic masculinity is not upheld

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Robyn Singleton, Jacqueline Carter, Tatianna Alencar, Alicia Piñeirúa-Menéndez, and Kate Winskell

-Vázquez 2000 ); consequently, there is a dearth of qualitative research exploring young adolescents’—especially those from rural areas—sense-making around masculinities. The concept of hegemonic masculinity ( Connell 1995 ; Connell and Messerschmidt 2005

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Amrita De

controlling working-class lives and subjectivities. Within this framework, Connell associates hegemonic masculinity with those who control the dominant institutions of the world gender order—“the business executives who operate in global markets, and the

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Fashioning Masculinities through Migration

Narratives of Romanian Construction Workers in London

Alexandra Urdea

in Singapore, I follow the “social reproduction of … workers as men, conditioned through their position in the division of labour” (2014: 1015), generating new forms of hegemonic masculinities. R.W Connell and James W Messerschmidt's notion of

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Eluding the Esculacho

A Masculinities Perspective on the Enduring Warrior Ethos of Rio de Janeiro's Police

Celina Myrann Sørbøe

salaries, including bonuses, were insufficient to sustain their families ( Musumeci 2015 ). “Doing Gender” and Hegemonic Masculinity In order to discuss the gendered performances of police officers, it is first necessary to look at what is meant by

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Becoming a Super-Masculine “Cool Guy”

Reflexivity, Dominant and Hegemonic Masculinities, and Sexual Violence

James W. Messerschmidt

of the adolescent boys (see Messerschmidt 2016 for the full life story )—which is the subject of this article—reveals a close relationship among in-school bullying, reflexivity, embodiment, and dominant and hegemonic masculinities in understanding

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A New Kind of Monster, Cowboy, and Crusader?

Gender Hegemony and Flows of Masculinities in Pixar Animated Films

Elizabeth Al-Jbouri and Shauna Pomerantz

's welcome “new man” features have obscured prevailing hegemonic masculinities that continue to demonstrate dominant gender norms. Just how “new” is Pixar's “new man,” and how far does Pixar go in changing definitions of available masculinities? In what

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“Let Us Be Giants”

Masculinity Nostalgia and Military Edutainment in South Asian War Comics

Tehmina Pirzada

examine both comics using close reading techniques grounded in literary theory and masculinity studies. My visual and textual reading also engage Raewyn Connell's (2000) theorization in The Men and the Boys about hegemonic masculinity, framing it