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By Richard Howson

ISBN-10: 0415352312

ISBN-13: 9780415352314

ISBN-10: 0415653762

ISBN-13: 9780415653763

In the earlier two decades there was a turning out to be curiosity within the concerns surrounding males and masculinity. pushed basically through the second-wave feminist critique of the legitimacy or hegemony of masculine perform and tradition, the hegemony of fellows in social spheres corresponding to the relatives, legislations, and the place of work can now not be taken without any consideration.

Beginning with the paintings of Antonio Gramsci and a spotlight on constructing the whole complexity of his conception of hegemony, Howson’s attention-grabbing new e-book then strikes on via conception, functions and research of assorted topical matters, discussing and lengthening the paintings of R.W. Connell, and drawing out new probabilities for social justice in gender. Over the process numerous informative chapters, the ebook considers:

* a tripartite version of hegemony 
* hegemony within the idea of practice
* software of hegemony to gender
* the learn of masculinity and kinfolk law
* radical pluralism
* radical natural protest in gender.

Presenting a close exam of hegemonic masculinity and its interpretations, this important new booklet offers a huge contribution to modern understandings of fellows and masculinity.

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