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Macmillan Higher Education

Gender, Youth and Culture

Young Masculinities and Femininities

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Paperback - 9780230303553

05 July 2013

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Ebook - 9781137328939

07 June 2013

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The question of how boys become men or how girls become women may seem simple, but the answers can be complex. This new edition draws upon rich examples from research, popular media, and global accounts, to explore how...

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The question of how boys become men or how girls become women may seem simple, but the answers can be complex. This new edition draws upon rich examples from research, popular media, and global accounts, to explore how gender is produced, consumed, regulated and performed in young lives today.

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New edition of a muchliked, wellreviewed book
Original intersection of both youth and gender which appeals to students
Use of international studies and examples give broad, contemporary appeal
Now updated to include new media, new technologies and new popular culture examples

PART I: UNDERSTANDING GENDER: CONCEPTS, THEORY AND ACTION
Introducing Gender
Researching Gender: Towards Global Ethnographies
Young Masculinities in 'Crisis'
Young Femininities and the New Girl Order
Gender in a Global Context
PART II: PERFORMING GENDER: PRODUCTION, CONSUMPTION AND REGULATION
Producing and Regulating Gender
Consuming Gender
Performing Gender
Ending Gender, Undoing Sex.

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ANOOP NAYAK is Professor in Social and Cultural Geography at Newcastle University, UK. He is author of the critically acclaimed ethnography Race, Place and Globalisation: Youth Cultures in a Changing World and co-author of Geographical Thought: An Introduction to Thought and Ideas in Human Geography (with Alex Jeffrey).

MARY JANE KEHILY is Professor of Gender and Education at the Open University, UK. She is author of Sexuality, Gender and Schooling and co-author of Making Modern Mothers (with Rachel Thomson, Lucy Hadfield and Sue Sharpe).

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ANOOP NAYAK is Professor in Social and Cultural Geography at Newcastle University, UK. He is author of the critically acclaimed ethnography Race, Place and Globalisation: Youth Cultures in a Changing World and co-author of Geographical Thought: An Introduction to Thought and Ideas in Human Geography (with Alex Jeffrey).

MARY JANE KEHILY is Professor of Gender and Education at the Open University, UK. She is author of Sexuality, Gender and Schooling and co-author of Making Modern Mothers (with Rachel Thomson, Lucy Hadfield and Sue Sharpe).

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