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Making Of Men


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Introduction - schooling as a masculinizing agency
teacher ideologies, representations and practices
local student cultures of masculinity and sexuality
sexuality - learning to become a heterosexual man at school
young women's experience of teacher and student masculinities
schooling, sexuality and male power - towards an emancipatory curriculum


"Contesting social oppression in schools must remain a priority for all educators; in this book Mac an Ghaill makes a stand as aeloquent, principled and caring contestant on the side of the oppressed." - T.E.S. "This is a veryimportant presents a penetrating analysis of...masculine socialisation within its changing context. It should be compulsory reading forall concerned with schools as learning environments. The Making of Men a turning point in understandings of gender and society." - Mentoring and Tutoring. "...a must for anyone in education." - Gay Times "...a very accessible and informative book and would appeal toa wide is without doubt essential and useful reading for those students working in the field of gender studies." - Journal of Educational Policy. "A short review cannot begin to do justice to the richness and complexity of the data and of Mac anGhaill's analysis: the book itself must be read." - Cambridge Journal of Education. "...a timely publication adding to the growing body of study concerned with the relation between masculinity and schooling." - Discourse. "...a timely and important contribution to a growing body of literature which is seeking to render the category and behaviour of men, as social beings, problematic and accountable." - Journal of Biosocial Science. "The book makes a significant contribution to the sociology of education literature." - Qualitative Studies in Education.

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