Drawing on court cases, diaries, travel accounts, and morality treatises, the author explores the origins of masculinity
associated with the macho, examines men's lives and masculinity
in colonial Mexico, and argues that there were many types of masculinity
during the period.
The study, published in the journal Psychology of Men and Masculinity
, found that millennial men favored staying in good health and being open as their top priorities.
First, she uncovers the meaning of Jewish masculinity
in the early twentieth century.
The MASKulinity podcast is an open, constructive, and at times lighthearted, conversation that shines a wide net on all of masculinity
. The podcast is not specifically critical of men.
That was where the concept of "hegemonic masculinity
" came from.
and male-normative values vary across cultures, sociologists and psychologists alike have noted the way in which hegemonic masculinity
, regardless of cultural origin, requires men to constantly prove their manhood (see Connell and Messerschmidt; see also Kimmel).
Consider the near universal adoption of pubic hair removal in our post-porn era, even though such hair was once considered essential to masculinity
In Reading the Romance, Radway (1984/1991) speaks of the male body in the popular romance novel as a site of "spectacular masculinity
Those depictions of masculinity
may seem outdated in a society where the notion of gender is ever-evolving but, in fact many men still want to project an image of physical strength and preferences that clearly set them apart from women, indicates Benoit Monin, professor of psychology and organizational behavior at Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif.
: Men in Contemporary American Cinema
For Trudeau, the boxing match provided the opportunity to publicly recover from threats to his masculinity
and to fulfill the ideal gender requirements for a leadership position in electoral politics.