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Fiona Cullen

Much previous scholarly work has noted the gendered nature of humor and the notion that women use comedy in a different way than do their male peers. Drawing on prior work on gender and humor, and my ethnographic work on teen girl cultures, I explore in this article how young women utilize popular cultural texts as well as everyday and staged comedy as part of a gendered resource that provides potential sites for sex-gender transgression and conformity. Through a series of vignettes, I explore how girls do funny and provide a backdrop to perform youthful gendered identities, as well as establish, maintain, and transgress cultural and social boundaries. Moving on to explore young women and stand-up I question the potential in mobilizing humor as an educational resource and a site in which to explore sex-gender norms with young people.

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Male Migrants’ Attitudes to Homosexuality and What Age Has To Do with It

Katarzyna Wojnicka

therefore, researching homophobic attitudes among men through a migratory lens has potential to enrich existing knowledge on the nexus between masculinities narratives, performances, and homophobia. Second, since 2015, Europe has seen unprecedented waves of

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Cinthia Torres Toledo and Marília Pinto de Carvalho

et al. 2016 ). An assessment of the national academic production on gender and school performance identified a lack of studies that attempted to nuance the explanations for the inferior school performance of boys based on investigations of the

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Amrita De

conflated with discourses surrounding toxic masculinity, in my usage, I am pointing to behavioral performances where aspects of hegemonic masculinity, especially rooted in ideas of dominance are played up to arrive at specific political goals. For a

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Leisuring Masculinities in British Indian Childhoods

Explorations at the Intersection of Gender Order and Generational Order

Utsa Mukherjee

the position of the parent, then the reciprocal positional performance of the holder of the child position can be termed “childing” ( Mayall 1996 ). And since childhoods and parenthoods are gendered identities, we can think of them as subject positions

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Steven Roberts and Karla Elliott

, Mozambique, suggests that young working-class men react to poverty and unemployment with violence against women or sexual performance with women partners in order to gain authority, while middle-class men maintain their power through breadwinner ideology and

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James K. Beggan

space that privileges men relative to women and reinforces a conventional gender hierarchy. Simultaneously, however, external ejaculation foregrounds performance dynamics that normalize unrealistic expectations for men's sexuality that can, in turn

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Negotiating Identities

Being “Boy,” Being “Filipino,” Being “Other”

Victoria Cann

In this article I draw on data gathered from focus groups hosted in the summer of 2012 and speak to the diverse literature within the field of masculinity studies. More specifically, I explore the role that race and place plays in the performance

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Factors in the Development of Spatial Cognition in Boys and Girls

Assessing the Impacts of Biology and Navigational Experience

Mariah G. Schug

seemed to be more visible in the community and might, therefore, engage in more spatial thinking through navigating outside their homes. This experience, the Munroes thought, might explain boys’ better performance on spatial tasks. With their curiosity

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India Halstead

exquisite second to meet at the egg's innermost heart. —Rebecca Horn, A Rather Wild Flirtation Rebecca Horn's art both constrains and resists constraint. 1 Her kinetic sculptures and performance pieces play on the struggle between dissonant objects and