Philogynous Masculinities

  title={Philogynous Masculinities},
  author={Christian Groes-Green},
  journal={Men and Masculinities},
  pages={111 - 91}
Masculinity studies in Africa have often highlighted young men’s tendencies to be dominant, violent, and selfish in relation to female peers. This article introduces the concept of “philogynous masculinities” as part of an exploration of more gender equitable tendencies among young men in secondary schools in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique. Findings from fieldwork in schools and student’s neighborhoods reveal that understanding alternative notions of manhood requires sensitivity to the… 
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