17. Masculinities

The Male Reproductive Body

  1. Frances E. Mascia-Lees
  1. Emily Wentzell1 and
  2. Marcia C. Inhorn2

Published Online: 14 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444340488.ch17

A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment

A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment

How to Cite

Wentzell, E. and Inhorn, M. C. (2011) Masculinities, in A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment (ed F. E. Mascia-Lees), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444340488.ch17

Editor Information

  1. Rutgers University, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Iowa Department of Anthropology, USA

  2. 2

    Yale University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405189491

Online ISBN: 9781444340488

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Keywords:

  • masculinities - the male reproductive body;
  • male reproductive body - as the seat of masculinity;
  • manhood in Mexico and the Middle East - sites of ethnographic research;
  • fears, revealing “manhood” - fragile status achieved through public demonstrations;
  • stereotypes and realities of Mexican - and middle eastern masculinities;
  • male infertility - stigmatized condition in Middle East;
  • Middle Eastern and Mexican men's experiences

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Stereotypes and Realities of Mexican and Middle Eastern Masculinities

  • Erectile Dysfunction Treatment in Mexico

  • Arts in the Middle East

  • Mexico: José's Story

  • Lebanon: Hussein's Story

  • Conclusion

  • References