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Author Ramirez, Josué, author.

Title Against machismo : young adult voices in Mexico City / Josué Ramirez
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2008


Description 1 online resource (xv, 138 pages) : illustrations
Series ACLS Humanities E-Book (Series)
Contents Introduction : Mexican middle-class young adults -- Talking change -- The chifladas of engineering -- Life charts and gender suffering -- Conflict narratives
Summary Based on fieldwork conducted among middle-class university students primarily at the national university (UNAM) in Mexico City, this study explores gender relations as reflected in the words macho and machismo. The author concludes that the students use them to denote aspects of their families of origin that they consider unfavorable and aspects of the cultural past that they wish to leave behind in their own lives. In capturing the lively and revealing conversations of these young voices, the author offers a compelling analysis of how gender concepts and identities are changing in contemporar
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 124-126) and index
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Subject Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México -- Students -- Attitudes
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Machismo -- Mexico -- Mexico City -- Public opinion
Young adults -- Mexico -- Mexico City -- Attitudes
Public opinion -- Mexico -- Mexico City
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Life Stages -- General.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
Public opinion
Students -- Attitudes
Young adults -- Attitudes
Mexico -- Mexico City
Mexiko Stadt
Mexiko (Stadt)
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008028589
ISBN 9781845458850