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Men at Work : Labour, Masculinities, Development - Cecile Jackson

Men at Work

Labour, Masculinities, Development

By: Cecile Jackson (Editor)

Paperback Published: 19th June 2001
ISBN: 9780714651439
Number Of Pages: 248

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Gender analysis of development focuses on gender relations, rather than women and men as separate gender categories, but it has necessarily been women-orientated in its concerns with subordination. This work moves gender analysis towards a fuller understanding of men's diverse gendered identities, and how these are implicated in their everyday working lives in developing country contexts. The questions addressed in the papers range from conceptual and methodological issues of definitions and measurement of men's work, to case studies of working men in specific settings, but all are concerned with the recognition of gendered vulnerabilities of (some) men as men, as well as with a re-thinking of gender relations in the light of consideration of the subjectivities of specific groups of men.

Men at work
Continuities and discontinuities in political constructions of the working man in rural sub-Saharan Africa - the "lazy man" in African agriculture
Men, women and work in rural Zambia
Partners in women-headed households - emerging masculinities?
Work and masculinity among Peruvian urban men
Exiled to the home - masculinity and aging in urban Mexico
Equitable social practices and masculine personal history - a Santiago study
The work of the nation - heroic masculinity in South African autobigraphical writing of the anti-apartheid struggle
Masculinity, male domestic authority and female labour participation in South India
Men in crisis? reflections on masculinities, work and family in North-West Costa Rica
All change? men, women and reproductive work in the global economy
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ISBN: 9780714651439
ISBN-10: 0714651435
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 19th June 2001
Publisher: F CASS PUBN
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.64 x 15.49  x 2.59
Weight (kg): 0.46
Edition Number: 1