Exploring how adolescent boys negotiate regulatory conceptions of masculinity.

by Fouten, Elron S

Abstract (Summary)
Many researchers have highlighted the way in which certain masculinities are facilitative of unsafe sexual practices as well as violence in intimate realtionships. This present study is located in a broader study that examined masculinities and risk taking behaviours in the context of HIV/AIDS. With regards to the analysis and findings this study highlights the well-theorized process in which masculinities are defined, which is that boys' notion of masculinities take on their meaning through negative distancing and 'othering' of different masculine identities.
Bibliographical Information:


School:University of the Western Cape/Universiteit van Wes-Kaapland

School Location:South Africa

Source Type:Master's Thesis



Date of Publication:01/01/2006

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