New PDF release: Beyond Machismo: Intersectional Latino Masculinities

By Aída Hurtado,Mrinal Sinha

ISBN-10: 1477308768

ISBN-13: 9781477308769

ISBN-10: 1477308776

ISBN-13: 9781477308776

Long thought of a pervasive price of Latino cultures either south and north of the U.S. border, machismo—a hypermasculinity that obliterates the other attainable affects on men's attitudes and behavior—is nonetheless used to outline Latino males and boys within the greater social narrative. but a better glance finds younger, trained Latino males who're going past machismo to a deeper figuring out of women's reviews and a dedication to finishing gender oppression. This new Latino manhood is the topic of Beyond Machismo.

Applying and increasing the concept that of intersectionality built by way of Chicana feminists, Aída Hurtado and Mrinal Sinha clarify how the impacts of race, category, ethnicity, sexuality, and gender form Latinos' perspectives of manhood, masculinity, and gender concerns in Latino groups and their recognition or rejection of feminism. particularly, the authors express how encountering Chicana feminist writings in collage, in addition to witnessing the horrors of sexist oppression within the usa and Latin the USA, propels younger Latino males to a feminist recognition. by means of concentrating on younger, high-achieving Latinos, Beyond Machismo elucidates this social group's inner variety, thereby delivering a extra nuanced knowing of the strategies during which Latino males can triumph over structural stumbling blocks, shape coalitions throughout traces of distinction, and give a contribution to activities for social justice.

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