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Masculinity and Its Challenges in India: Essays on Changing Perceptions

@inproceedings{Dasgupta2013MasculinityAI,
  title={Masculinity and Its Challenges in India: Essays on Changing Perceptions},
  author={R. K. Dasgupta and K. Gokulsing},
  year={2013}
}
This volume of new interdisciplinary essays is aimed at providing some insights into the emerging field of masculinities and the challenges that it poses to the Indian male. Masculinities research has evolved considerably over the past three decades. Feminist studies have demonstrated how patriarchy functioned by oppressing women. Masculinity studies, however, demonstrate that men are not an homogenous group but are instead diverse-many masculinities. Further, the construct of hegemonic… Expand
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