The Meanings of Macho: Being a Man in Mexico City / Edition 2

The Meanings of Macho: Being a Man in Mexico City / Edition 2

by Matthew C. Gutmann
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520250133

ISBN-13: 9780520250130

Pub. Date: 10/16/2006

Publisher: University of California Press

In this compelling study of machismo in Mexico City, Matthew Gutmann overturns many stereotypes of male culture in Mexico and offers a sensitive and often surprising look at how Mexican men see themselves, parent their children, relate to women, and talk about sex. This tenth anniversary edition features a new preface that updates the stories of the book's key

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In this compelling study of machismo in Mexico City, Matthew Gutmann overturns many stereotypes of male culture in Mexico and offers a sensitive and often surprising look at how Mexican men see themselves, parent their children, relate to women, and talk about sex. This tenth anniversary edition features a new preface that updates the stories of the book's key protagonists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520250130
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
10/16/2006
Series:
Men and Masculinity Series
Edition description:
Tenth Anniversary Edition, With a New Preface
Pages:
362
Sales rank:
394,922
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Maps
Introduction: Gender Conventions1
1Real Mexican Machos Are Born to Die11
2The Invasion of Santo Domingo33
3Imaginary Fathers, Genuine Fathers50
4Motherly Presumptions and Presumptuous Mothers89
5Men's Sex111
6Diapers and Dishes, Words and Deeds146
7Degendering Alcohol173
8Fear and Loathing in Male Violence196
9Machismo221
10Creative Contradictions243
Notes265
Glossary291
Bibliography295
Index323

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