Reading Masculinities

Reading Masculinities Sex Roles (2017) 76:264–265 DOI 10.1007/s11199-016-0715-x BOOK REVIEW Exploring Masculinities: Identity, Inequality, Continuity, and Change. Edited by C. J. Pascoe and Tristan Bridges, New York, Oxford University Press, 2016. $54.95 (Paper), ISBN: 9780199315673 Edward H. Thompson Jr Published online: 2 December 2016 Springer Science+Business Media New York 2016 Do not judge a book by its cover. Pascoe and Bridges have middle class youth, or the excepted chapter by Barbara compiled a keen, comprehensive, informative book for class- Ehrenreich on men’s mid-twentieth century failing capability room use that includes 32 carefully selected, occasionally edited to embody the archetype Bbreadwinner role,^ are rich examples (or condensed) articles to explore the fields of masculinities, as within the historicizing masculinities tradition. The editors next turned attention to the different configura- the title promises. The book contains a general introduction, four sections, and a conclusion; each section includes a critical, well- tions of gender practices—the model of multiple crafted introduction and 7–9 worthy readings. Collectively, the masculinities—that exist within any historical time. Nearly introductions and readings explicitly focus on masculinities as equally addressed in the section is the vast scholarship on gender practices and as embodied discourses, thus the book is the different Btypes^ Sex Roles Springer Journals

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