masculinity


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masculinity

 [mas″ku-lin´ĭ-te]
the possession of masculine qualities.

mas·cu·lin·i·ty

(mas'kyū-lin'i-tē),
Male qualities and characteristics.

masculinity

/mas·cu·lin·i·ty/ (mas″ku-lin´ĭ-te) virility; the possession of masculine qualities.

masculinity

The quality or state of being masculine.

mas·cu·lin·i·ty

(mas'kyū-lin'i-tē)
The qualities and characteristics of a male.

masculinity

the possession of masculine qualities.
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Ideologies of masculinity and HIV and sexual risk among Black heterosexual men.
Timothy Shary's edited volume provides a surprisingly thorough extension of recent scholarship addressing masculinity in film studies by examining films released during the turn of the recent century, from 1990-2012.
Political scientists argue that the connection between masculinity and politics is both naturalized and normalized in Canada (Bashevkin 2009; Raphael 2012).
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The question, then, is what values, beliefs and social constructs are most consistent with hegemonic masculinity and the male selves that are identified with it?
In the final chapter of the text, Basso carries his history into the postwar years, arguing that when returning veterans entered working-class jobs, they integrated themselves into home front definitions of masculinity "that home front men carried from the Great Depression through the war and into the postwar.
The author offers close readings of performed acts of masculinity recorded in select works or records written or performed between 1598 and 1636, all of which he treats as "artefacts" (6) that reflect actual understandings about the link between masculinity and performance in their respective communities of origin.
While these traits were used to define historical tropes of Australian masculinity, an examination is necessary to determine whether they continue to hold currency in contemporary representations of Australian men.
In this context, the wager of this cluster of essays is that analyses of masculinity that ignore the larger systemic realities masculinity represents will mystify as much as they reveal.
Burke contributes to the literature on men and masculinity a critical portrait of the agents (e.
Research examining the links between men's facial masculinity and women's judgments of partner quality consistently report that men with high facial masculinity are perceived to be lower quality romantic partners (i.
Central to this argument is the claim that throughout the formation of the new bourgeoisie class, known as the effendi, the question of masculinity had always been at the centre of the negotiation.