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Proving manhood reflections on men and sexism by Timothy Beneke

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English


  • Sexual behavior,
  • Sexualité,
  • Psychology,
  • Geschlechterrolle,
  • Men,
  • Sexisme,
  • Psychologie,
  • Masculinity,
  • Sexism,
  • Homophobie,
  • Hommes,
  • Homophobia,
  • Mann,
  • Masculinité

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-203) and index.

StatementTimothy Beneke
SeriesMen and masculinity -- 5, Men and masculinity (Berkeley, Calif.) -- 5.
LC ClassificationsHQ1090.3 .B45 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 210 p. :
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24749082M
ISBN 100520209613, 0520212665
ISBN 109780520209619, 9780520212664
LC Control Number97001210

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