Dislocating Masculinity: Comparative Ethnographies

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Andrea Cornwall, Nancy Lindisfarne
Routledge, 1994 - Social Science - 236 pages
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This book draws upon anthropology, feminism and postmodernism to offer a penetrating and challenging study of how gender operates. The book offers a radical critique of much of the recent writing on and by men and raises important questions about emodiment, agency and the variety of masculine styles.

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Andrea Cornwall is a Professor in the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex, UK. Her main work is in the anthropology of participation and democracy, masculinities, women's empowerment and women's rights, and sexualities.

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