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Manhood Acts free pdf In Manhood Acts Michael Schwalbe offers a new perspective on the social construction of manhood and its relationship to male domination. Schwalbe argues that study of masculinity has lost touch with its feminist roots and has been seduced by the politically safe notion of 'multiple masculinities'. Manhood Acts delineates the practices males use to construct 'women' and 'men' as unequal categories. Schwalbe reclaims the radical feminist insights that gender is a field of domination, not a field of play, and that manhood is fundamentally about exerting or resisting control. Manhood Acts arrives at the conclusion that abolishing gender as a system of oppression will require more than transgressive self-presentation. It will be necessary to end the exploitive economic relationships that necessitate manhood itself.

About Michael Schwalbe

Michael Schwalbe is Professor of Sociology at North Carolina State University. He is the author of many books, including The Sociologically Examined Life: Pieces of the Conversation (2007).

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Author : Michael Schwalbe
Publisher : Paradigm
Data Published : 30 October 2014
ISBN : 1612055478
EAN : 9781612055473
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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