Intersectional Masculinities and Gendered Political Consciousness: How Do Race, Ethnicity and Sexuality Shape Men’s Awareness of Gender Inequality and Support for Gender Activism?

  title={Intersectional Masculinities and Gendered Political Consciousness: How Do Race, Ethnicity and Sexuality Shape Men’s Awareness of Gender Inequality and Support for Gender Activism?},
  author={Catherine E. Harnois},
  journal={Sex Roles},
  • C. Harnois
  • Published 1 August 2017
  • Sociology
  • Sex Roles
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