Redundant Masculinities? investigates the links between the so-called 'crisis of masculinity' and contemporary changes in the labour market through the lives of young working class men.
Allows the voices of poorly-educated young men to be heard.
Looks at how the labour market is changing.
Emphasises the social construction of gender and racial identities.
Dispels popular myths about the crisis in masculinity.
About the Author
Linda McDowell is Professor of Geography at University College, London. Her previous publications include Capital Culture: Gender at Work in the City (Blackwells, 1997) and Gender, Identity and Place (1999).