Chapter 6. Engendered Cultures: The Impossibility of Being a Man

  1. Linda McDowell

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470712894.ch6

Capital Culture: Gender at Work in the City

Capital Culture: Gender at Work in the City

How to Cite

McDowell, L. (2008) Engendered Cultures: The Impossibility of Being a Man, in Capital Culture: Gender at Work in the City, Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470712894.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631205302

Online ISBN: 9780470712894

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Keywords:

  • young people;
  • institutional mechanisms;
  • male worker;
  • gendered organisations;
  • masculinised behaviour

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Drama of Work and the Construction of Self

  • Marked as ‘Woman’ in the Workplace

  • Nothing But Body

  • Dealing with Sexualised Talk and Behaviour

  • ‘Brains Aren't Enough’: Dressing the Body for Work

  • City Talk / Men's Talk: Bats Balls and Bullets

  • Restricted Roles: Wife, Mother Mistress, Man?

  • The Honorary Man - or Not?

  • Conclusions