By Ernesto Vasquez del Aguila
This publication explores the masculinity and sexuality of migration, interpreting the complicated approaches of turning into a guy and the options utilized by males to reconcile paradoxes and contradictions that co-exist among a number of masculinities and contradictory types of being a guy. Vasquez del Aguila bargains a couple of conceptual contributions, together with the inspiration of “masculine capital” that gives males with the required “masculine” abilities and cultural competence to accomplish legitimacy and social acceptance as males; an research of male friendship the place notions of harmony and intimacy co-exist with these of mistrust, festival, and tool family members; and 3 social representations of being a guy: the winner, the failed, and the nice sufficient guy. through studying heterosexual in addition to homosexual masculinities, and incorporating race and sophistication kinfolk, this research indicates the multiplicity and hierarchies of masculinities awarded inside a selected cultural context. via ethnographic study undertaken over greater than 4 years in ny and Lima, Peru, this e-book additionally examines the position of the net and transnational romances and the ways that migration can create new possibilities for male sexual intimacy, whereas for others, it creates loneliness and isolation.
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Being a Man in a Transnational World: The Masculinity and Sexuality of Migration (Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality) by Ernesto Vasquez del Aguila