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Redundant masculinities? : employment change and white working class youth / Linda McDowell.

Author/Creator:
McDowell, Linda, 1949-
Publication:
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2003.
Series:
Antipode book series ; 2
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 287 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Young men -- Employment -- United States.
Men, White -- Employment -- United States.
Minorities -- Employment -- United States.
High school dropouts -- Employment -- United States.
Men, White -- United States -- Psychology.
Masculinity -- United States.
Contents:
Introduction : young, white, male and working class
The rise of poor work : employment restructuring and changing class and gender identities
The contemporary crisis of masculinity : it's hard to be(come) a man or the problem of/for boys
Living on the edge : marginal lives in Cambridge and Sheffield
Leaving school : pathways to employment and further education
Actively seeking employment : committed workers and reluctant learners
Uncertain transitions : accidental and incidental workers, the excluded and escape attempts
Performing identity : protest and domestic masculinities
Conclusions : what is to be done about boys?
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [252]-276) and index.
ISBN:
1405105852 (hardback : alk. paper)
1405105860 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
50982300
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