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Masculinity, it kind of feels, is in challenge, back. This edited quantity significantly interrogates the present state of affairs dealing with modern younger males. The individuals deconstruct and reject such predicament speak, with its chapters drawing on unique examine to give a extra nuanced fact, when additionally constructing a severe discussion with each other.

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It is claimed that Connell’s theory is no longer relevant and that ‘Inclusive Masculinity Theory’ is a more appropriate concept for thinking about contemporary masculinity, where men are more likely to demonstrate a liberal view on homophobia and women’s rights, and show a more sensitive side. However, we challenge the view that the range of masculinities that exist do so on an equal footing. We pose the following questions and wish to explore them in this chapter by drawing upon our recent research with undergraduate men.

This does not necessarily challenge the limits of masculinity. One area where inclusive masculinity is much more in line with Anderson’s (2009) accounts can be seen is in the safe space provided by masculine friendships. Boys’ friendships For a boy, knowing to whom one is articulating a non-gender appropriate taste is crucial to knowing how problematised your masculinity will be. 0005  Victoria Cann of girls’ friendships (Hey 1997; Hey 2002; Morris-Roberts 2004; Scott 2003) but has been shown by Ward in this collection to be an important space for young men.

These identifications with men are more positive than those identified by Cann in Chapter 2. 0006 Degrees of Masculinity  actually behaving like him, claiming that hegemonic masculinity can’t account for this process. It is argued that this ambivalence ‘complicates the linearity of hegemonic masculinity’. However, her account of the boys’ orientations to masculinity is in fact consistent with Connell’s framework in that it could be considered as ‘complicit masculinity’, for example, a form of masculinity that although not hegemonic is complicit in valorising the hegemonic form.

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