Reinventing Honorable Masculinity

  title={Reinventing Honorable Masculinity},
  author={A. George},
  journal={Men and Masculinities},
  pages={35 - 52}
  • A. George
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • Men and Masculinities
This article argues that, contrary to received notions in Indian communities about women’s bodies and actions being the primary sites of male honor, women, too, hold men responsible for male honor and that men’s honor is also shaped by women’s discourses on men’s actions. Additionally, the forms of masculinities men seek to shape have to be considered contemporaneously with the forms of femininities that are emerging around them. Traditional male authority, which rested on the axes of men’s… Expand
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