Redundant Masculinities?: Employment Change and White Working Class Youth

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Wiley, Apr 15, 2008 - Social Science - 304 pages
Redundant Masculinities? investigates the links between the so-called 'crisis of masculinity' and contemporary changes in the labour market through the lives of young working class men.
  • Allows the voices of poorly-educated young men to be heard.
  • Looks at how the labour market is changing.
  • Emphasises the social construction of gender and racial identities.
  • Dispels popular myths about the crisis in masculinity.

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About the author (2008)

Linda McDowell is Professor of Geography at University College, London. Her previous publications include Capital Culture: Gender at Work in the City (Blackwells, 1997) and Gender, Identity and Place (1999).

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