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Metrosexual Masculinities


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Matthew Hall
    Pages 1-4
  3. Matthew Hall
    Pages 22-31
  4. Matthew Hall
    Pages 32-46
  5. Matthew Hall
    Pages 47-54
  6. Matthew Hall
    Pages 78-94
  7. Matthew Hall
    Pages 95-103
  8. Matthew Hall
    Pages 104-118
  9. Matthew Hall
    Pages 134-149
  10. Matthew Hall
    Pages 150-158
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 159-185

About this book


Modern men the world over are becoming increasingly fascinated with their image, spending more of their disposable income on beautification products and services. This book examines 'metrosexuality', highlighting the negotiation and construction of masculinities and sexualities in the twenty-first century.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Health Research, Furness BuildingLancaster UniversityBailrigg, LancasterUK

About the authors

Matthew Hall is a social psychologist and qualitative researcher based at Nottingham Trent University, UK. He has published papers on men, masculinities and men's health. In particular he is interested in understanding how men negotiate masculinities in non-typical gender practices and environments. He is also interested in the construction of new, mediated and cyberspace identities; gender and sexuality discourses in the media; embodiment and body image; conversation and social interaction. He has authored book chapters on masculinities in online settings and is currently co-authoring a book about revenge pornography.

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