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Masculinity and Fathers’ Expectations

Zach Gerdes and Dr. Ronald F. Levant describe some of the hazards when men try to raise macho sons. It’s not revolutionary to say that fathers influence their sons when it comes to what sons learn about “ma
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Joseph Simons-Rudolph and Andrew Smiler discuss masculinity & violence on Coastline

SPSMM members Joseph Simons-Rudolph and Andrew Smiler joined host Rachel Lewis Hilburn for a discussion of the links between masculinity and violence a week after the shootings at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando
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Change in Stereotypes of Fathers, 1950-2050

In the future, parents will be more similar than today and still maintain distinct, gender-typical attributes finds researcher Sarah Banchefsky.   What does it mean to “be a man”? For the past century,
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Measuring Father Involvement with Portuguese Men

For each new edition of the Psychology of Men and Masculinity, we interview authors from a selected publication to highlight some of the exciting research published in the journal. This interview is with João
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Boys to Men: African Male Initiation Rites into Manhood

  Dr. Martin Wong discusses the components and functions of male initiation rites in Africa as part of a special section In the classic mythical male coming of age tale, Parsifal leaves his mother behind
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Self-Generated Initiation in the Clinical Hour

Dan Quinn discusses the similarities between traditional initiation rites and the therapeutic process as part of a special section Throughout the world, as far back as our history can reach, village shamans an
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Exploring Paths to Masculinity Symposium (2004): A review

Lorne Opler, MA, discusses highlights from the University of Guelph’s Symposium “Exploring Paths of Masculinity” was the theme of the 2nd annual men’s symposium held on Friday Jan 16 and Saturday J