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Masculinities in Egypt and the Arab World free pdf While reflecting upon the Arab Spring, the essays in this collection cover several themes that include utilizing the concept of hegemonic masculinity in productive ways, the role of the state in promoting certain types of masculinities while devaluing and disciplining others, the potential role of feminism and activism in influencing masculinities, and the effects of colonialism, nationalism and postcolonialism, as well as war and violence. Presenting cases from Egypt, Lebanon, and Tunisia, they seek to humanize, contextualize, and historicize masculinities to particular times and places in the Middle East.

About Associate Professor of Sociology Helen Rizzo

Helen Rizzo is associate professor of sociology at the American University in Cairo.

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Author : Associate Professor of Sociology Helen Rizzo
Publisher : The American University in Cairo Press
Data Published : 30 August 2014
ISBN : 9774166566
EAN : 9789774166563
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 141 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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