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Hombres Y Machos

Masculinity And Latino Culture, 1st Edition

By Alfredo Mirande


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Although patriarchy, machismo, and excessive masculine displays are assumed to be prevalent among Latinos in general and Mexicans in particular, little is known about Latino men or macho masculinity. Hombres y Machos: Masculinity and Latino Culture fills an important void by providing an integrated view of Latino men, masculinity, and fatherhood?in

Table of Contents

Introduction, 1 Latino Men and Masculinity: An Overview, 2 Genesis of Mexican Masculinity, 3 "Macho": Contemporary Conceptions, 4 Masculinity: Traditional and Emergent Views, 5 Masculinity and Fatherhood, 6 "And Ar'n't I a Man?": Toward a Chicano! Latino Men's Studies, 7 Epilogue

About the Author

Alfredo Mirande is professor of sociology and ethnic studies at the University of California at Riverside. He is the author of The Age of Crisis,La Chicana,The Chicano Experience, and Gringo Justice.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General