the Manhood puzzle

the Manhood puzzle - Finally, An Essay About Men In the...

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Finally, An Essay About Men In the article entitled, “The Manhood Puzzle”, by David D. Gilmore, men in various types of cultures are reexamined as well as challenged. According to Gilmore, there is really no innate difference between men; there are only varying behaviors that are determined by the degree of power males held in a given situation. Contrasting this with a different piece, Matthew C. Gutmann’s “Seed of the Nation,” is an erudite work, which suggests that people come in bewildering sexual varieties. This article delves into some of the religious and cultural issues in Mexico regarding gender identity between men. Throughout these readings, considering their differences, one thing has remained—gender is not always as it is portrayed in society and the media. Despite this, an important question is raised. Exactly how different are men in various types of cultures? It does not matter what type of culture a man is in, it is a normal behavior for him to prove his manhood. Proving ones manhood has become such a serious issue in
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course ANTH 316 taught by Professor Alexanian during the Spring '08 term at CSU Fullerton.

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