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Challenging Myths of Masculinity: Understanding Physical Cultures

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Many myths surround male bodies and associated bodywork, especially when such bodywork is labelled culturally or socially atypical or 'problematic'. Bodybuilding, for example, has been explained in terms of gender inadequacy and an 'Adonis complex' akin to reverse anorexia, while men electing to undergo aesthetic cosmetic surgery are deemed 'too concerned' about their ...more
ebook, 215 pages
Published July 7th 2014 by Ashgate Publishing (first published January 1st 2014)
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Review coming soon in The Sociological Review, will link to it here when published.
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