About this book
This book explores how political institutions can challenge dominant and normative masculinities, guiding thinking instead toward a transformation of gendered power structures and general equality. Representing a range of relevant areas, the expert chapter authors provide various methodological and theoretical approaches applied to shifting gender meanings in cultural, national, and social contexts. Authors also represent a variety of cultures, contributing to the multi-perspective debate about how best to achieve gender equality in the real world.
Among the topics discussed:
- Reimagining masculinities, their everyday practice and practical interventions
- Towards a feminist theory of male rape
- Political implications of challenging men’s everyday practices through domestic violence primary prevention work
- Men as allies: a case study of White Ribbon Australia
Masculine Power and Gender Equality: Masculinities as Change Agents provides valuable insight into strategies for re-imagining male-dominated power structures and promoting gender equality.
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