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Live and die like a man : gender dynamics in urban Egypt / Farha Ghannam.

By: Ghannam, Farha [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Redwood City, CA : Stanford University Press, [2013]Description: xii, 222 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780804783293 (pbk.); 9780804783286 (pbk.).Subject(s): Masculinity -- Egypt | Men -- Socialization -- Egypt | Sex role -- Egypt | Social norms -- Egypt | Egypt -- Social conditions -- 20th CenturyDDC classification: 305.310962 GHA Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Introduction : masculinity in urban Egypt Uncertain trajectories : the joys and sorrows of boyhood Plans and stands : the challenge of being single at forty Women and the making of proper men Gendered violence : local and national articulations Sickness, death, and a good ending Conclusion : masculine trajectories and national paths.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-216) and index.

Introduction : masculinity in urban Egypt
Uncertain trajectories : the joys and sorrows of boyhood
Plans and stands : the challenge of being single at forty
Women and the making of proper men
Gendered violence : local and national articulations
Sickness, death, and a good ending
Conclusion : masculine trajectories and national paths.

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