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Jeff Hearn

Difference: Schools, Families and Social Division ( Connell et al. 1982 ), and Teachers’ Work ( Connell 1985 )—that thinking on masculinities theory and hegemonic masculinity evolved. Following much further theoretical and empirical work—notably in the

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Boys, Inclusive Masculinities and Injury

Some Research Perspectives

Adam White and Stefan Robinson

were standing to attention, buffing out their muscles and crossing their arms to give the allure of masculinity. In this social zeitgeist, Raewyn Connell’s (1995) theorization of hegemonic masculinity proves true, as those who embodied specific gender

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“Most of the People My Age Tend to Move Out”

Young Men Talking about Place, Community, and Belonging in Manchester

Khawla Badwan and Samantha Wilkinson

hegemonic masculinity, with qualities including heterosexuality, whiteness, physical strength, and the suppression of emotions such as sadness. Below this comes complicit masculinity, which refers to men who may not fit all of the characteristics of

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Sharifah Aishah Osman

Raewyn Connell (2005) , Michael Kimmel (1996 , 2008 ) and John Stephens (2002) . Of particular relevance to my argument is the link between rape culture and “hegemonic masculinity,” defined as “the configuration of gender practice … which guarantees

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Autonomous Driving and the Transformation of Car Cultures

Jutta Weber and Fabian Kröger

self-driving cars still function as prostheses of male identity? Could autonomous automobility even degender the driver? Or will hegemonic masculinity merely be reconfigured in future mobility cultures? As history teaches us, gender stereotypes are

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Conditional Freedom

A Portrait of Young Men's Sense of Belonging to the Street in Maputo, Mozambique

Andrea Moreira

in this regard is Raewyn Connell's book Masculinities ( 1995 ). Connell elaborates on the concept of “hegemonic masculinity” and suggests that there is a specific definition of masculinity that is hegemonic and dominates over other types of

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Daniel Lewis

self-mastery akin to that of the daring yet disciplined entrepreneur” ( Adams 1995: 7 ). The idea that men should perform and display complete mental, emotional, and physical control is an unattainable fantasy of hegemonic masculinity, or what Herbert

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Tiffany Pollock

household”: Burman notions of an idealized masculinity falls, ironically, on both sides of [Raewyn] Connell's hegemonic masculinity. In the dual images of an active, assertive, sexually athletic and productive male, on the one hand, and a remote and

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Leisuring Masculinities in British Indian Childhoods

Explorations at the Intersection of Gender Order and Generational Order

Utsa Mukherjee

and younger men in the West, which has led them to embrace a more inclusive understanding of masculinity ( Anderson 2009 ; McCormack 2012 ). These studies reject Connell's conceptualization of hegemonic masculinity as outdated — representing a social

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“Boys in Power”

Consent and Gendered Power Dynamics in Sex

Katrín Ólafsdottir and Jón Ingvar Kjaran

(1972: 54) , discourses are “practices that systematically form the objects of which they speak.” In that sense, the dominant discourses on hegemonic masculinity and emphasized femininity, concepts developed by Raewyn Connell (2005), constitute both