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Men, migration and hegemonic masculinity
Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)
  • Mike Donaldson, University of Wollongong
  • R. Howson, University of Wollongong
RIS ID
28715
Publication Date
1-1-2009
Publication Details

Donaldson, M & Howson, R, Men, migration and hegemonic masculinity, in Donaldson, M, Hibbins, R, Howson R & Pease, B (ed) Migrant Men: Critical Studies of Masculinities and the Migration Experience, Routledge, 2009, 210-217. Original publisher information available here

Abstract
While migrant men may renegotiate the patriarchal dividend after resettlement in Australia, fundamental elements of their gendered behaviour and beliefs remain unchanged, and may even be reinforced. In particular, working hard in a paying job and doing so for the family while guiding and protecting it, are very strong practices and beliefs that migrant men both bring with them from their homelands, and encounter on their arrival. This cannot be a product of chance or an historical accident, but must reflect resilient underlying structures existent in private and public life.
Link to publisher version (URL)
Routledge
Citation Information
Mike Donaldson and R. Howson. "Men, migration and hegemonic masculinity" (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mdonaldson/16/