Chapter 6. ‘I'm Quite Good At Mexican Food’: Men's Narratives in Mixed Conversation

  1. Jennifer Coates

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755617.ch6

Men Talk: Stories in the Making of Masculinities

Men Talk: Stories in the Making of Masculinities

How to Cite

Coates, J. (ed) (2003) ‘I'm Quite Good At Mexican Food’: Men's Narratives in Mixed Conversation, in Men Talk: Stories in the Making of Masculinities, Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755617.ch6

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:

  • cooking;
  • femininity;
  • gender boundaries;
  • relationships;
  • sensitivity

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • ‘I'm Quite Good at Mexican Food’:Men's Narratives in Mixed Conversation

  • ‘Eugghh!’:Recipient Design

  • ‘Have I Told You That Story about Me on Cricket Tour?’: Men's Stories in the Mixed Peer Group

  • ‘And Me With Egg All Over Me’:The Construction of Masculinity in Family Conversation

  • ‘Who's George?’:Female Subversion of Men's Stories

  • Conclusions:The Construction of Masculinity in Mixed Talk