Of boys and men: masculinity and gender in Southern African studies

  title={Of boys and men: masculinity and gender in Southern African studies},
  author={R. Morrell},
  journal={Journal of Southern African Studies},
  • R. Morrell
  • Published 1998
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Southern African Studies
Southern African historiography has become increasingly gender‐sensitive in the last decade. Primarily as a result of the impact of feminism in the world of work and in universities, research on women has burgeoned. The inclusion of women in the study of the past and the recognition of their agency has filled an important lacuna but also has made evident the corresponding gap in knowledge about men. The dominance of men in the public record has obscured the fact that little is known about… Expand
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