Connell’s concept of hegemonic masculinity: A critique

@article{Demetriou2001ConnellsCO,
  title={Connell’s concept of hegemonic masculinity: A critique},
  author={Demetra Demetriou},
  journal={Theory and Society},
  year={2001},
  volume={30},
  pages={337-361}
}
The originality of Connell's "social theory of gender" has established him as one of the leading theoreticians in the general area of gender relations and more particularly in the emerging field of the sociology of masculinity. His formulation of the concept of "hegemonic masculinity" represents the most influential and popular part of his work. It has been used in empirical research ranging from the areas of sexuality and gay studies to that of criminology and prison sociology. Yet, although… 
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