Manhood in the Making: Cultural Concepts of Masculinity

Manhood in the Making: Cultural Concepts of Masculinity

By: David D. Gilmore (author)Paperback

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What does it mean to "be a man" in different cultures around the world? In the first cross-cultural study of manhood as an achieved status, anthropologist David D. Gilmore finds that a culturally sanctioned stress on manliness-on toughness and aggressiveness, stoicism and sexuality-is almost universal, deeply ingrained in the consciousness of hunters and fishermen, workers and warriors, poets and peasants who have little else in common.

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  • ISBN13: 9780300050769
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780300050769
  • weight: 340
  • ISBN10: 0300050763

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