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Creating Boys – The New-Age Masculinity?

In her ?, Kane ? how many ? encourage their ? to have ? qualities, like ?. In this way, they construct a ???, that exhibits ? qualities, but also ?? and rejection of ?. Though seemingly progressive in the inclusion of ? qualities like ?, this ??? is ultimately complicit to ?? in that it reasserts dominance of the ?, but also the central aspect of ?? – rejection of ?.

Though an ? of conceptualizing ?, there are clearly different motivations for ultimate reassertion of ?? between ?. ?? reject ? and ? for fear of societal retribution. ? ?? enforce ?? in reasserting their own ? and guiding their ? through their own conceptions of ?.

Lastly, ? may also encourage ?, ?, and ? not as motivated by the ? of ? or rejection of ??. Instead, they might see this as encouraging autonomy/independence in their ?  – hegemonic qualities that are also good life skills.

? = article, ? = discusses, ? = parents, ? = boys, ? = feminine/femininity, ? = nurturance ??? = hybrid masculinity, ?? = homophobia, ? = icons of femininity, ? = empathy, ?? = hegemonic masculinity, ? = homosexuality/gay, ? = expansion, ? = masculinity, ?? = mothers, ?=heterosexual, ?? = fathers, ? = domestic skills, ?? = hegemonic ideals,

 

Female Masculinities

?? by definition stands in opposition to feminism. Its ? is rooted in the subordination and oppression of ? and ?. However, it is interesting to consider that all ? rely on the subordination of the ?, or adopt this aspect of ?? to claim some hegemonic ?.

When looking at ??, specifically that of studs, it’s ? to know that as gay ?, they perpetuate ☠ and ??. Looking at this and other ?, it is clear that ? as a whole is contingent on the domination of the ?.  The closest thing to feminist ? are inclusive/hybrid ?, that adopt aspects of ?, but ultimately reproduce ??.

 

Key:
?? = hegemonic masculinity; ? = power; ? = women; ? = femininity/feminine; ? = masculinity/ies; ?? = female masculinity. ? = surprising; ☠ = misogyny; ?? = homophobia; ? = readings