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Men's Friendships : Research on Men & Masculinities (Hardcover) - Peter M. Nardi

Men's Friendships

Research on Men & Masculinities (Hardcover)

By: Peter M. Nardi (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st April 1992
ISBN: 9780803937741
Number Of Pages: 256

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As definitions of masculinity change, how friendships are organized by men is also affected. However, interactions among and between men are not only shaped by gender. This volume offers an analysis of the differences within the genders and the social forces that shape the ways in which friendship is organized.

Through different perspectives, the contributors show that a greater variation exists "within "rather than "between "the genders. They focus on the diversity in men's friendships and how men develop and maintain friendships with both men and women. Chapters focus on philosophical and historical questions; illustrate the strong connection between social structure and men's friendships; and consider cultural

'Seamless Souls'
An Introduction to Men's Friendships
Perspectives on Men's Friendships
Rejection, Vulnerability, and Men's Friendships
'Our Eyes Behold Each Other'
Masculinity and Intimate Friendship in Antebellum New England
Friendship And Social Structural Variations
The Spatial Foundations of Men's Friendships and Men's Power
Men in Networks
Private Communities, Domestic Friendships
Men's Families, Men's Friends
A Structural Analysis of Constraints on Men's Social Ties
Self-Disclosure in Men's Friendships
Variations Associated with Intimate Relations
Men's Friendships with Women
Intimacy, Sexual Boundaries, and the Informant Role
Cultural Diversity in Men's Friendships
Sex, Friendship, and Gender Roles Among Gay Men
The Relationship Between Male-Male Friendship and Male-Female Marriage
American Indian and Asian Comparisons
'Hey Home - Yo Bro'
Friendship Among Black Men
Like Family
Power, Intimacy, and Sexuality in Male Athletes' Friendships
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ISBN: 9780803937741
ISBN-10: 0803937741
Series: Research on Men & Masculinities (Hardcover)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st April 1992
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.84 x 14.28  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.36