- International Handbooks on Gender series
Edited by Jasmine Gideon
Chapter 30: Men, masculinities and health in Brazil: a feminist critique
AbstractThis chapter aims at contributing to the study and research of men and masculinities, putting forward a conceptual gender framework from a matrix that is in dialogue with feminist productions. In order to do so, the authors draw from contemporary productions which are based on different theoretical references and where gender is adopted as an analytical category, but which have in common (and are defined from) a critical feminist perspective. Based on this matrix, a study on men and masculinities with regard to their health, sexuality and reproduction was carried out, emphasizing the need to make way for new theoretical constructions that recover the plural and critical character of feminist readings.
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