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The Meanings of Macho

Being a Man in Mexico City

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The Meanings of Macho by Matthew C Gutmann
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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.

Author Biography

Matthew Gutmann is Professor of Anthropology, Ethnic Studies, and Latin American Studies at Brown University and is the author of The Meanings of Macho: Being a Man in Mexico City (Tenth Anniversary edition, 2006) and The Romance of Democracy: Compliant Defiance in Contemporary Mexico (2002), both from UC Press.
Release date Australia
October 6th, 2006
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Illustrations
20 b-w photographs, 2 maps, 3 tables
Imprint
University of California Press
Pages
362
Dimensions
152x229x22
ISBN-13
9780520250130
Product ID
1907023

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