The End of Manhood

The End of Manhood

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In this practical follow up to Refusing to be a Man, John Stoltenberg uses a combination of case studies, autobiography, checklists and discussion points, to speak directly to men about how the social construction of manhood operates in everyday relationships and to show how these same dynamics drive the behaviour of gangs, race-hate groups, and international imperialism. Readers will find here new perspectives on intimacy, gender, and violence and be pushed to re-examine their ideas of manhood and gender identity generally. Stoltenberg's new introduction sets the book in academic context, summarising the game theory of gender which underlies all his work.spread by authors who have suggested that although strenuous dominance is indeed required to climb to manhood, there is somehow an ... How do you balance your selfhood a€œIa€ and your manhood a€œIa€? How does anyone? If ita#39;s true that you can affirm and express your selfhood a€œIa€ only horizontally, and you can affirm and express your man hood a€œIa€ only vertically ... human self) but the only way you can think of to do that is from some higher vantage point on the vertical manhood scale?

Title:The End of Manhood
Author:John Stoltenberg
Publisher:Routledge - 2005-06-20


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