Change among the Gatekeepers: Men, Masculinities, and Gender Equality in the Global Arena

  title={Change among the Gatekeepers: Men, Masculinities, and Gender Equality in the Global Arena},
  author={Raewyn Connell},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  pages={1801 - 1825}
  • R. Connell
  • Published 1 March 2005
  • Sociology, Economics
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
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