Masculinities and Violences – an unpublished manuscript

As a prominent masculinities theorist, Kimmel’s ethnography takes hegemonic masculinity to task and, in line with O’Neil‘s (1981) ‘Male Gender Role Conflict’ theory, explores how guys in Guyland understand, experience, embody and act out the tensions of attempting to live up to a particular, inherently unattainable, kind of hegemonic masculinity and its confining, socially constructed […]

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Our thoughts are like the world because we are the world – reflecting on How Forests Think

In the 1980 anthology ‘About Looking’, John Berger writes that “animals are always the observed. The fact that they can observe us has lost all significance. They are the objects of our ever-extending knowledge.” In Eduardo Kohn’s book How Forests Think – Toward an Anthropology beyond the Human, the significance of how other beings see […]

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