By Mike O'Donnell
During this period of speedy and unsettling swap, boys now greater than ever face problems in setting up their self-image and standing. during this unique and demanding learn Mike O'Donnell and Sue Sharpe discover how teenage boys from white, African-Caribbean and Asian backgrounds negotiate modern uncertainties to build their gender identities.
Drawing theoretical insights approximately how classification, race and ethnicity severely have an effect on the formula of masculinities all through, the authors examine:
* the discrepancies among girls and boys' attitudes and expectations
* the cut up among boys' formal popularity of politically right rules and their casual behaviour among the peer group
* boys' hobbies together with involvement in unlawful actions and their selective id with worldwide adolescence culture.
Uncertain Masculinities is an interesting account of the complexity of up to date boys' identities and should be of use to scholars of the sociology of teen and of gender stories.
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