Masculinities and Globalization

  title={Masculinities and Globalization},
  author={Raewyn Connell},
  journal={Men and Masculinities},
  pages={23 - 3}
  • R. Connell
  • Published 1998
  • Sociology
  • Men and Masculinities
Recent social science research has made important changes in our understanding of masculinities and men's gender practices, emphasizing the plurality and hierarchy of masculinities, and their collective and dynamic character. These gains have been achieved mainly by close-focus research methods. But in a globalizing world, we must pay attention also to very large scale structures. An understanding of the world gender order is a necessary basis for thinking about men and masculinities globally… Expand
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