Changing Men and Masculinities in Latin America / Edition 1

Changing Men and Masculinities in Latin America / Edition 1

by Matthew C. Gutmann
     
 

ISBN-10: 0822330229

ISBN-13: 9780822330226

Pub. Date: 01/20/2003

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

Essays drawn from a variety of disciplines both review and challenge current understandings of masculinity in Latin America.

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Essays drawn from a variety of disciplines both review and challenge current understandings of masculinity in Latin America.

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ISBN-13:
9780822330226
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
01/20/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 8.88(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Discarding Manly Dichotomies in Latin America1
Contemporary Latin American Perspectives on Masculinity27
Philanderers, Cuckolds, and Wily Women: Reexamining Gender Relations in a Brazilian Working-Class Neighborhood61
Men and Their Histories: Restructuring, Gender Inequality, and Life Transitions in Urban Mexico84
Malandros, Maria Lionza, and Masculinity in a Venezuelan Shantytown115
The Social Constitution of Gender Identity among Peruvian Males134
Drink, Abstinence, and Male Identity in Mexico City153
Barbudos, Warriors, and Rotos: The MIR, Masculinity, and Power in the Chilean Agrarian Reform, 1965-74179
Sexuality and Revolution: On the Footnotes to El beso de la mujer arana216
Measures of Manhood: Honor, Enlisted Army Service, and Slavery's Decline in Brazil, 1850-90233
Verguenza and Changing Chicano/a Narratives256
Pancho Jaime and the Political Uses of Masculinity in Ecuador281
Changing Sexualities: Masculinity and Male Homosexuality in Brazil307
Men at Home? Child Rearing and Housekeeping among Chilean Working-Class Fathers333
Neither Machos nor Maricones: Masculinity and Emerging Male Homosexual Identities in Mexico351
Rape and the Politics of Masculine Silence in Argentina370
Contributors393
Index399

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