Metrosexual Masculinities

Metrosexual Masculinities

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With a foreword by Brendan Gough. Modern men the world over are becoming increasingly fascinated with their image, spending more of their disposable income on beautification products and services. Indeed, many men report these as essential for employment and social progression. But do these relatively new developments a€“ aspects of so called metrosexuality - signal a challenge to the dominance of traditional masculinities? Departing from traditional sociological explanations, this book examines the phenomenon psychologically, from the perspective of the self-identified metrosexual in online talk, highlighting the negotiation and construction of masculinities and sexualities in the twenty-first century.... a#39;girlfrienda#39;) and invoking typical masculine markers (a#39;shave my facea#39;, a#39;bum haira#39;, a#39; chest haira#39;) and metrosexual markers ... I 8. do realize that there really is no permanent hair removal 9. but anything that can be better than friggin shaving 10.

Title:Metrosexual Masculinities
Author:Matthew Hall
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2014-12-05


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