International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Social Science | India | Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020


Masculinity: Contextualizing and Historicizing the Debate

Sushma Sinha


Abstract: The paper provides an overview of definitional aspects and major debates on masculinity. There is also an attempt to historicize and contextualize the debates. In doing this it focuses on the emergence of masculinity studies as a separate field and addresses the question of why do we need to engage with men and boys in order to ensure gender equality.


Keywords: Gender, Patriarchy, masculinity, sex role, socialization


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020,


Pages: 1531 - 1537


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Sushma Sinha, "Masculinity: Contextualizing and Historicizing the Debate", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR201024185044, Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020, 1531 - 1537

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