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In concurrence with the ideas of Silva and Maximo Pimenta, this collective fan activity serves to con front and demasculinize the Sao Paulo followers in their own stadium.
This typical construction of working-class masculinity has been discussed as upholding hegemonic masculinity by Butsch (1992), who argues that the construction of working-class masculinity as "buffoon" functions to demasculinize working-class men.
When delivered to pregnant rats, a very low dose of dioxin can not only demasculinize but also feminize the sexual development of male offspring, a trio of new studies shows.
Appropriated by the nation-state of industrial capitalism as an articulation of its knowledge-power and as a highly visible reinscription of its bio-power, Victorian biography explicitly calculates the birth, longevity, health, housing, migration, and occupation of "representative men and women" (to demasculinize the title of Froude's famous mid-century essay calling for a whole series of morally heroic lives depicted in 'professional biography,' as Stanfield meant the phrase)--and in so doing specifically seeks "to ensure the strength, endurance, and secular proliferation" of the middle-class body (Foucault, 125).
2002), or maternal stress during gestation can also demasculinize play behavior (Ward and Stehm 1991).
Life-cycle exposure of fathead minnows (Pimephales promelas) to an ethinylestradiol concentration below 1 ng/L reduces egg fertilization success and demasculinizes males.
Exposure to genistein during gestation and lactation demasculinizes the reproductive system in rats.