Men at Work pp 130-135 | Cite as

All in It Together?: Reflections on the Masculine Hierarchy

  • Linsey Robb
Part of the Genders and Sexualities in History book series


Through an exploration of a vast array of cultural sources, and responses to them, this book has shown that occupation was central to conceptions of the male civilian in Britain during the Second World War. What is notable is the general uniformity of portrayal across cultural media, regardless of genre, therefore allowing this book to make robust conclusions. This research, therefore, has important implications for both the historiography of the Second World War and understandings of masculinity both in wartime and beyond.


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© Linsey Robb 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Linsey Robb
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  1. 1.University of StrathclydeUK

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