Reframing Masculinities; Narrating the Suppoertive Practices of Men, India by Radhika Chopra

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Hardcover. New. 14 x 21 cm. This book is an edited volume in the area of masculinity studies, which is a growing area of study. Masculinity studies have so far focused on men in western societies and on gay masculinity. This book looks specifically at the Indian context and importantly, it studies masculinity in the context of development studies.

Masculinity/ Masculinities By Nasrullah Mambrol on November 4, • (1). Masculinity is the set of social practices and cultural representations associated with being a man. The plural ‘masculinities’ is also used in recognition that ways of being a man and cultural representations of/about men vary, both historically and culturally, between societies and between different groupings.

Masculinity in India than fifty books, among them PR Men: Masculinities Study, The Third Sexuality, Men: Men men’ s supportive practices in relation to the domains of domestic labour and. Men and masculinities in South India. January ; no study has as yet sought to explore understandings of how masculinities and sexual practices vary across social generations.

Thus, the. CHAPTER 1 Introduction: Masculinities in South Asia. (pp. ) This book draws together work we have written over the last 15 years, which has been concerned with exploring masculinity in a south Asian context. The specific context we have worked in is that of a rural paddy-growingpanchayat(which we have anonymized as ‘Valiyagramam’) in the central part of Kerala, South India.

Gender persists as a key site of social inequality globally, and within contemporary south Asian contexts, the cultural practices which make up ‘masculinities’ remain vital for understanding everyday life and social relations. Yet masculinities, and their discontents, are an understudied and often misrepresented facet of gender relations and cultural dynamics.

Gender and Masculinities. Caroline Osella, Filippo Osella. Anthem Press, Sep 1, - Social Science - pages. 0 Reviews. 'Men and Masculinities in South India' aims to increase understanding of gender within South Asia and especially South Asian masculinities, a topic whose analysis and ethnographising in the region has had a very sketchy beginning and is ripe for more thorough examination.

From Violence to Supportive Practice: Family, Gender and Masculinities in India. New Delhi: United Nations Development Fund for Women. Chopra, R. (Ed.) ().

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This volume of new interdisciplinary essays is aimed at providing some insights into the emerging field of masculinities and the challenges that it poses to the Indian male. Masculinities research has evolved considerably over the past three decades.

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A disturbing finding from the study was that the greatest proportion of rigidly masculine men were in the youngest age group (), a time when many men in India marry. Experiencing economic stress also increased men’s likelihood of holding rigid notions about masculinity.

Addressing masculinity, deconstructing patriarchy. Reframing Masculinities: Narrating the Supportive Practices of Men ” New Delhi: Orient Longman, (with Patricia Jeffery) Educational Regimes in Contemporary India, New Delhi: Sage, (with Caroline and Filippo Osella) South Asian Masculinities: Contexts of Change, Sites of Continuity, New Delhi: Kali for Women and Women Unlimited, Male inclusion/masculinities have been a gap in gender mainstreaming efforts and are vital in order to move the gender equality agenda forward.

Objectives 1. To research and document previous and current work done on masculinities, male involvement in gender equality, men in development and male inclusion in gender mainstreaming efforts.

Gender and Masculinities offers a collection of chapters that seek to unravel the complex ideas, practices and concepts revolving around gender structures and masculinities in India and Sri contributions to this volume draw on a range of disciplines, including history, comparative literatures, religion, anthropology, and development.

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Gender & Society, 15(4), August, pp. Cohen, David. Being a Man. London: Routledge. Cohen, Margaret. Reframing Masculinities: Narrating the supportive practices of men. Hyderabad, India: Orient Longman. (got copy) Chowdhury, I.().

The frail hero and virile history: gender and the politics of culture in colonial Bengal. SOAS studies on South Asia. Delhi: OxfordUniversity Press.

This book offers the first substantial critical examination of men and masculinities in relation to political crises in South Asian literatures and cultures. It employs political crisis as a frame to analyze how South Asian men and masculinities have been shaped by critical historical events, events which have redrawn maps and remapped or unmapped bodies with different effects.

Her areas of interest are Militancy movements; Transnational Migration; Memory and Memorials; Gender and Masculinities; Punjab Studies; Visual cultures.

She is the author of Amritsar A City Remembers (Lexington Books, ); Militant and Migrant: The Politics and Social History of Punjab (Routledge, ), and has edited Reframing Masculinities: Narrating the Supportive Practices of Men.

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Men and masculinities are different things, and while they are connected, all things that men do are not masculine, and all things masculine are not necessarily done by men. Men are the corporeal beings identified as such, usually ultimately based on genitalia and body; however, maleness is also socially constructed (Bing and Bergvall ).

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In recent debates sparked around gendered violence in India, many men maintain an entitled position. Male privilege, invisible from birth, allows men and masculinities to proceed unchallenged.

Excuses that boys and men are “naturally” more active or mischievous, or “biologically” more sexual and demanding, are repeated. Masculinity speaks of those practices and ways of being of these societies comprises African men whose masculinities are the focus of our discussion in this volume.

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Reform and everyday practice: Some issues of prison governance, Contributions to Indian Sociology,(n.s) 41, 3 (): New Delhi: Sage Publications. Young men, friendship networks and gender work, in R. Chopra ed. Reframing Masculinities.

New Delhi: Orient Longman, The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between men who engage in carework and commitment to gender equity.

The context of the study was that gender inequitable masculinities create vulnerability for men and women to HIV and other health concerns.

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