Masculinities, the Metrosexual, and Media Images: Across Dimensions of Age and Ethnicity

  title={Masculinities, the Metrosexual, and Media Images: Across Dimensions of Age and Ethnicity},
  author={Donnalyn Pompper},
  journal={Sex Roles},
  • Donnalyn Pompper
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • Sex Roles
  • By inviting two generations of ethnically diverse men to define masculinity, this study makes visible ways men conform to, negotiate, and resist forces of hegemonic masculinity in the 21st century. Masculine gender role conflict theory provides underpinning for a textual analysis of empirical evidence gathered among U.S. young college men (N = 80) in focus groups and their fathers/uncles (N = 27) during interviews. Findings suggest that masculinities predominantly are defined in non-physical… CONTINUE READING
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