Why Can't a Man Be More Like a Woman? Reflections on Connell's Masculinities

  title={Why Can't a Man Be More Like a Woman? Reflections on Connell's Masculinities},
  author={Patricia . Yancey Martin},
  journal={Gender \& Society},
  pages={472 - 474}
  • P. Y. Martin
  • Published 1 August 1998
  • Sociology
  • Gender & Society
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