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Robert Morrell

I was 11 years old in 1967 when Raewyn Connell's first book, Politics of the Extreme Right (with Florence Gould) was brought out by Sydney University Press. I was not much interested in politics at that time and, in general, South Africans paid

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Marcus B. Weaver-Hightower

In the 20 years since I first read The Men and the Boys, Raewyn Connell's (2000) follow up and expansion to Masculinities (1995) , the physical book has grown nearly as decrepit as my middle-aged body. Its pages have come unglued and the

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Amrita De

insights from Raewyn Connell's The Men and the Boys (2000) to unpack the gendered nature of neoliberal right-wing populist governance in India and the United States. Connell's prescient work aimed at forging new inroads in theoretical research in

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Jeff Hearn

So, where to start? I first encountered Raewyn Connell in the early 1980s at long distance, through texts; that is, via her drafts (I think mimeograph was the term) of two papers. These were eagerly consumed by me, along with a few close

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Men and Masculinities the Journal

Raewyn Connell's Influence on its New Vision

Joseph D. Nelson, Tristan Bridges, and Kristen Barber

and Masculinities —explicate how key tenets of Raewyn Connell's scholarship advanced in her groundbreaking text, The Men and the Boys (2000), has informed our expanded vision of the journal, and we are elated to do so on the twentieth anniversary of

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Reading Raewyn

Reflections on a Lifelong Inspiration

Sara Delamont

It has been 20 years since Raewyn Connell published The Men and the Boys ( 2000a ), which can be seen as the foundational text of boyhood studies. This journal is a good place to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of that book, and there are

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Cinthia Torres Toledo and Marília Pinto de Carvalho

In this article we seek to demonstrate how the ideas developed by Raewyn Connell about the schooling of boys in industrialized countries, put forward in her book The Men and the Boys ( Connell 2000 ), can be useful in the conduction of studies

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The Men and the Boys, Twenty Years On

Revisiting Raewyn Connell's Pivotal Text

Victoria Cann, Sebastián Madrid, Kopano Ratele, Anna Tarrant, Michael R.M. Ward, and Raewyn Connell

It is twenty years since the publication of Raewyn Connell's highly influential text The Men and the Boys . This book, building on feminist and pro-feminist perspectives of gender formation, was written over a ten-year period from the late 1980s

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Becoming a Super-Masculine “Cool Guy”

Reflexivity, Dominant and Hegemonic Masculinities, and Sexual Violence

James W. Messerschmidt

his eventual involvement in sexual violence. In what follows, I first briefly explain Raewyn Connell's (1987 , 1995 , 2000 ) perspective on masculinities, especially hegemonic masculinities, and how, in my work, I have built upon and advanced

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Hegemonic Masculinity and “Badness”

How Young Women Bargain with Patriarchy “On Road”

Clare Choak

with women and femininity. Many types of crime cannot be imagined without the presence of men and boys, and masculinity itself can be accomplished and developed by participation in “badness” as a rite of passage. This paper draws on Raewyn Connell