Constructions of Hegemonic Masculinity.docx

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York University
Human Rights and Equity Studies
HREQ 1920
Elizabeth Brule

Constructions of Hegemonic Masculinity 11/6/2012 7:09:00 AM These ideals are the dominant norms Hegemonic masculinity  with hegemony there is power We compare ourselves  in opposite to dominant models of masculinity Men always try to prove their masculinity It is defined as opposition of boyhood Women are further used to describe a mans’ masculinity It is a performance of masculinity; by competition of men Masculinity is superior Women grow into feminity, men grow in mascul. Complaints to male ego – stroking infemminity – R.E.A.L – real equal active life = that is promoting the idea for women Based on size, pure exploitation of women, exaggerated femininity Boy encounters different masculinity by ways, class and economical status Limited script – measures boy script Can show characteristics to be human They are challenged - showing of how boys want to be MASCUL. as homophobia Physical separation from the female embrace – his ”father” even though he is scared Reject that allows them to enter the patricarchy’s painful parts repress things will eventually come out , th
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