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Masculinity

Known as: virility 
Male-associated sex-specific social roles and behaviors unrelated to biologic function.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Introduction: Making masculinity : adolescence, identity, and high school -- Becoming Mr. Cougar : institutionalizing gender and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Research on men's help seeking yields strategies for enhancing men's use of mental and physical health resources. Analysis of the… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
  • W. Courtenay
  • Social science & medicine
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 15630379
Men in the United States suffer more severe chronic conditions, have higher death rates for all 15 leading causes of death, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
In this article we provide a critical analysis of the concept of hegemonic masculinity. We argue that although this concept… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Masculinity and Femininity is the first in-depth discussion of the masculinity dimension, and how it can help us to understand… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
In this article, I explore this social and historical construction of both hegemonic masculinity and alternate masculinities… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
A developing debate within the growing theoretical literature on men and masculinity concerns the relationship of gender systems… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
L'auteur discute un modele a cinq facteurs de la personnalite qu'il confronte a d'autres systemes de la personnalite et dont les… Expand
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
In this book, Joseph Pleck examines and analyzes the full body of research literature on the male role that has appeared since… Expand
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Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
  • S. Bem
  • Journal of consulting and clinical psychology
  • 1974
  • Corpus ID: 42403127
This article describes the development of a new sex-role inventory that treats masculinity and femininity as two independent… Expand
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