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The Manly Modern: Masculinity in Postwar Canada (Sexuality Studies)

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How did one act like a modern man in postwar Canada? With a great deal of difficulty. During the Great Depression and Second World War, many men were first out of work and then away from their families. After the war came attempts to re-establish the traditional gender hierarchy by emphasizing men's modernity, allegedly superior rationality, and ability to handle risk, but ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published March 21st 2007 by UBC Press (first published March 16th 2007)
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