Chapter 3. ‘So I Thought “Bollocks to It”’: Men, Stories and Masculinities

  1. Jennifer Coates

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755617.ch3

Men Talk: Stories in the Making of Masculinities

Men Talk: Stories in the Making of Masculinities

How to Cite

Coates, J. (ed) (2003) ‘So I Thought “Bollocks to It”’: Men, Stories and Masculinities, in Men Talk: Stories in the Making of Masculinities, Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755617.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631220459

Online ISBN: 9780470755617

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Keywords:

  • masculinity;
  • customer;
  • tablets;
  • social class;
  • language

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • ‘So I Thought “Bollocks to It”’: Men, Stories and Masculinities

  • ‘And Now the Fucker Won't Start’: Dominant Discourses of Masculinity

  • ‘I Did the Most Amazing Left’:Stories of Achievement

  • More Leather Elbow Patches’:Men Friends Having a Laugh

  • ‘I'll Beat All of That’: Competition in Storytelling

  • ‘Was He Beating You Up?’: Collaborative Storytelling in Men's Talk

  • ‘He Was Quite Frightened’: The Struggle to Express Vulnerability

  • ‘Queerie’: Masculinity and Homophobia

  • ‘Makes You Vulnerable Though’: Self-disclosure

  • The Masculine Mask of Silence

  • Conclusions