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Masculinity Beyond the Metropolis


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Acknowledgements Introduction Globalization, Place and Masculinities Place-based Global Ethnography Reordering Work In and Out of Place Scapes of Abjection Everyday Knowledges Wild and Tame Pleasures Notes Bibliography Index

About the Author

JANE KENWAY holds a Chair in Global Education Studies in the Faculty of Education at Monash University, Australia. Her most recent books include her co-authored Haunting the Knowledge Economy, Consuming Children: Education-Advertising-Entertainment and co-edited Tradition and Innovation: Arts, Humanities and the Knowledge Economy and Globalizing Education: Policies, Pedagogies, & Politics. ANNA KRAACK is a Rural Sociologist with particular expertise in issues relating to gender. She has published on rural masculinity and on pub culture. She is now studying La


'There is growing interest in how men and boys respond to the vast changes in contemporary society, and how masculinities are shaped and re-shaped under globalization. Masculinity Beyond the Metropolis is a distinguished contribution to our understanding of these issues. It is also a vivid piece of field research, exploring the lives of men and youth far from the centres of global power and wealth. This book is important for all who wish to understand contemporary masculinities and the process of globalization itself.' - Raewyn (RW) Connell, University of Sydney, Australia

'This book does...provide an interesting introduction to rural masculinity and is a useful companion to the transition and globalization literature and as such it is of interest to researchers and students in these areas.' - Katya Williams, Gender and Education

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