Masculinity Beyond the Metropolis

Masculinity Beyond the Metropolis Masculinity Beyond the Metropolis explores spatially marginalized masculinities in diverse out of the way places in developed Western countries The book challenges metro centric notions of masculinity

  • Title: Masculinity Beyond the Metropolis
  • Author: Jane Kenway Anna Kraack Anna Hickey-Moody
  • ISBN: 9781280826016
  • Page: 292
  • Format: ebook
  • Masculinity Beyond the Metropolis explores spatially marginalized masculinities in diverse out of the way places in developed Western countries The book challenges metro centric notions of masculinity and globalization Variously stigmatized and romanticized, places outside the city have been transformed by globalization As traditional, place based non metropolitan expMasculinity Beyond the Metropolis explores spatially marginalized masculinities in diverse out of the way places in developed Western countries The book challenges metro centric notions of masculinity and globalization Variously stigmatized and romanticized, places outside the city have been transformed by globalization As traditional, place based non metropolitan expressions of masculinity confront open, appealing and threatening identity possibilities, habit and history collide with the present The ways in which such globalized collisions are resolved in young males lives suggest new frameworks for thinking about masculinity Through place based global ethnographic studies of lived cultures of young men in peripheral places and media representations of such places, this book brings fresh insights to scholarship on youth, masculinity, place and space.

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    1. This book discusses two of the big themes in recent sociological research: masculinity and globalisation. Masculinity has become interesting for a number of reasons, often rather contradictory. For instance, there has been a movement to address boys’ failure at school – and this often starts off by saying the pendulum has swung too far in favour of girls, as if success at school was something like a seesaw, one in which if ‘girls’ are on the up swing, then boys must be going down. This v [...]

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