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


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: 717,663
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments, xi,
Preface to the Tenth Anniversary Edition, xv,
Maps, xxix,
Introduction: Gender Conventions, 1,
1. Real Mexican Machos Are Born to Die, 11,
2. The Invasion of Santo Domingo, 33,
3· Imaginary Fathers, Genuine Fathers, 50,
4· Motherly Presumptions and Presumptuous Mothers, 89,
5· Men's Sex, 111,
6. Diapers and Dishes, Words and Deeds, 146,
7· Degendering Alcohol, 173,
8. Fear and Loathing in Male Violence, 196,
9· Machismo, 221,
10. Creative Contradictions, 243,
Notes, 265,
Glossary, 291,
Bibliography, 295,
Index, 323,

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