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Leisuring Masculinities in British Indian Childhoods

Explorations at the Intersection of Gender Order and Generational Order

Utsa Mukherjee

In this article, I explore leisure-based masculinities of middle-class British Indian boys from the perspective of both the boys and their parents. Leisure-based masculinities here refer to patterns of masculinities that are enacted in the context

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In Pursuit of Masculinity

On Aging Bodies, Migration and Youthful Masculinities

Usman Mahar

disengagement and by particular roles that only come with old age ( Lamb 2014 ). What kind of masculinity does ageless engagement promote vis-à-vis a mature disengagement or meaningful decline? People's life-histories and ethnographies of aging can help us to

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Combustion, Hydraulic, and Other Forms of Masculinity

An Essay Exploring Dominant Values and Representations of the Driver in Driverless Technology

Sarah Redshaw

article presents an analysis of representations of drivers in advertising and promotion of motor vehicles and changes in technology. The dominant representation of the driver is what I refer to as combustion masculinity, where the emphasis in advertising

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Lowry Martin

is incessantly evolutionary and fluid. These representations not only add to a global conversation about sex tourism, forbidden sexual identities, and ideas of masculinity, but they also implicate real and imagined borders—economic, cultural, and

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Henrik Berg

The present article discusses the importance of age in the construction of masculinities during the Hellenistic period. Focusing on the comedies of Menander, it aims to show how not only chronological or physical age, but also mental age, that is, maturity, modifies different concepts of masculinity, especially “ideal masculinity.” Other important factors in the construction of gender such as social and economic standing, class and education are also discussed. The relationship between fathers and sons is of particular interest and importance as it exemplifies how the masculinities represented in Menander were dynamic, not only developing but also changing between groups of different age and social importance.

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Jonathan A. Allan, Chris Haywood, and Frank G. Karioris

Men's prostate orgasms, cuckold culture, breastfeeding fathers, and erectile dysfunction technologies have epithetically signaled how men's bodies, sexualities, and masculinities have exceeded the gender and sexual order of modernity. A

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

Katarzyna Wojnicka

In The Men and the Boys Raewyn Connell claims that one of the most significant factors in performing and (self-)defining masculinity is attitudes to and perceptions of non-heterosexuality, especially linked to male homosexuality, and “homophobia

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Cinthia Torres Toledo and Marília Pinto de Carvalho

about the schooling of Black working-class boys within the Brazilian context, a subject still sparsely seen in our national literature. After contextualizing the debate about masculinities and education in Brazil, we introduce a partial analysis from

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Jacob Breslow, Jonathan A. Allan, Gregory Wolfman, and Clifton Evers

Miriam J. Abelson. Men in Place: Trans Masculinity, Race, and Sexuality in America (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2020), 264 pp. ISBN: 9781517903510. Paperback, $25. Beginning with the deceptively simple premise that trans

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Raewyn Connell

the time of World War II, the following Cold War, and the shift from European to United States global hegemony. At the time, sex role theory was an exciting development. It offered a credible alternative to the widespread belief that masculinity and