masculinity


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Synonyms for masculinity

Synonyms for masculinity

the properties characteristic of the male sex

the trait of behaving in ways considered typical for men

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Future research might also focus on the appropriateness of the masculinity scale used in this study.
Bush administration's response to them, had on representations of male bodies and masculinity in American cinema at the turn of the century.
The centrality of masculinity to the gendered culture of Canadian politics may be further camouflaged by the accomplishments of women such as former Prime Minister Kim Campbell (7) and provincial premiers such as Kathleen Wynne.
The core of male masculinity today is rooted in his strength of character," said Dr.
First, the nature and power of constructs of hegemonic masculinity, and its effects, are explored; then anorexia nervosa as a psychomedical, internalised female phenomenon is discussed; finally the possible significance of the interactions of puberty, with its forces of hegemonic masculinity, and the power and demands of the voices of anorexia nervosa are examined.
Basso's text is broken into three parts, "Defining Whiteness and Working-Class Masculinity, 1882-1940," "Copper Men and the Challenges of the Early War Home Front," and "Making the Home Front Social Order.
As the title of this monograph promises, Christopher Marlow's study explores the definition of a scholar's masculinity or manliness in "onstage performances of manhood" (172) by college students of Oxford and Cambridge through roughly the first four decades of the seventeenth century.
Although there is an abundance of scholarship about social constructions of contemporary masculinity within Australia (e.
Connell's Masculinities: The Science of Masculinity (1995), which insists on the concept of multiple masculinities, this interdisciplinary collection investigates masculinities in India, focusing on social, cultural, and historical constructions of masculinities.
Though each of these essays directly examines specific instances of masculinity's narrative representation, they also collectively suggest that masculinity is not simply a social or cultural reality that enters the realm of representation; rather, it needs itself to be understood in terms of certain inherent representational capacities.
Monica and in the school lives of several boys, Burke is able to interrogate masculinity in a reflexive process.
KEY WORDS: facial masculinity, partner quality, attractiveness, couple satisfaction
Working out Egypt: Effendi Masculinity and Subject Formation in Colonial Modernity, 1870-1940, by Wilson Chacko Jacob.
Pinks, Pansies, and Punks: The Rhetoric of Masculinity in American Literary Culture.
We look to examine how, in light of traditional definitions of Spanish masculinity, which include the Iberian macho archetype, Spanish films work out and negotiate assumptions regarding masculinity.