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The Meanings of Macho : Being a Man in Mexico City, Paperback / softback Book

The Meanings of Macho : Being a Man in Mexico City Paperback / softback

Part of the Men and Masculinity series


In this compelling study of machismo in Mexico City, Matthew Gutmann overturns many stereotypes of male culture in Mexico and offers a sensitive and often surprising look at how Mexican men see themselves, parent their children, relate to women, and talk about sex.

This tenth anniversary edition features a new preface that updates the stories of the book's key protagonists.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 362 pages, 20 b-w photographs, 2 maps, 3 tables
  • Publisher: University of California Press
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  • Category: Cultural studies
  • ISBN: 9780520250130

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