Meanings of Macho by Matthew C. Gutmann
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Meanings of Macho
By Matthew C. Gutmann

The Meanings of Macho

Being a Man in Mexico City 2nd Revised edition

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Meanings of Macho by Matthew C. Gutmann

Book Description

In this compelling study of machismo in Mexico City, Matthew Gutmann overturns many stereotypes of male culture in Mexico and offers a sensitive and often surprising look at how Mexican men see themselves, parent their children, relate to women, and talk about sex. This tenth anniversary edition features a new preface that updates the stories of the book's key protagonists.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780520250130
ISBN-10: 0520250133
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Pages: 362
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 6-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Latin America is home to emerging global powers such as Brazil and Mexico and has important links to other titans including China, India, and Africa. This book examines a range of historical events and cultural forms in Latin America that continue to influence peoples' lives far outside the region.

Breaking Ranks by Matthew C. Gutmann Breaking Ranks, Paperback (July 2010)

Offers a personal perspective to the war in Iraq by looking into the lives of six veterans who turned against the war they helped to fight. Based on interviews with each of the six, this book relates why they enlisted, their experiences in training and in early missions, their tours of combat, and what has happened to them since returning home.

Fixing Men by Matthew C. Gutmann Fixing Men, Paperback (September 2007)

Most studies on reproductive rights make women their focus, but this work illuminates what men in the Mexican state of Oaxaca say and do about contraception, sex, and AIDS. It reveals how these men and the women in their lives make decisions about birth control and how they cope with the plague of AIDS.

Perspectives on Las Americas by Matthew C. Gutmann Perspectives on Las Americas, Paperback (January 2003)

Presents contemporary theorizing and empirical research that demonstrates the limits neatly demarcating, for example, the regions of "Latin America" and the "United States". Collectively, the readings examine the historical, cultural, economic and political integration of the Americas.

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Author Biography - Matthew C. Gutmann

Matthew C. Gutmann is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Brown University.

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