The Meanings of Macho
Being a Man in Mexico City 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Matthew C. Gutmann
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Meanings of Macho by Matthew C. Gutmann
Book DescriptionIn 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 DetailsISBN: 9780520250130
(229mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 6-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Matthew C. Gutmann
Global Latin America, Paperback (November 2016)
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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, 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, Paperback (January 2003)» View all books by Matthew C. Gutmann
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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