23 Feb '11, 5am

call for paper "Masculinities in Asia Conference"

Over the past few decades, gender studies has become one of the most productive areas within the academic study of Asia. Numerous conferences held over the years on gender related themes specifically in the Asian context and path-breaking studies using gender as a category of analysis have generated fresh insights and challenged established paradigms across disciplines. Yet, the analytical category of "men/masculinities" still remains largely invisible, unexamined and under-theorized in gender studies of Asia. Since the 1980s, scholars such as Raewyn Connell and Jeff Hearn have argued for pro-feminist gender studies which investigates hierarchies within femininities and masculinities, and considers the implications of narrowly defined gender roles and patriarchal structures for both women and men. Even in a society explicitly characterized as patriarchal, men come to exper...

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