In as much as there is a lot of relevance in the relationship between men and masculinity, it is imperative to evaluate the issue in the context of gender balance. Masculinity may be described to be the aspect associated with how much benefit a well-built individual becomes to the society. It may not necessarily refer to male individuals only but also the female individuals (Lang, 2002). In most cases, masculinity is referred to with direction channeled towards men. The pivotal idea is the usefulness derived from masculinity compared to negative implications brought along with it.
In this paper, there will be a critical analysis of the concept of masculinity by considering its causes, and a major influence in respect to gender balance. The paper tries to argue that although the concept of masculinity involves theoretical insights, it is developed to enable us to comprehend how men view themselves as gendered species. In particular, it will offer a precise account in basis on men social psychological reproduction of Indemnities. The first parts of the research will analyze studies on masculinity in respect to the norm of feminism. It will into consideration the ideas and opinions of early writers on this topic.
The research will also analyze the perception developed and expressed in association with masculinity. In the first stage of the paper, there will be discussion on the power and gains in social heights with respect to a positive perception of masculinity. The application of masculinity should not always be considered as a vice but in consideration of its relevance in the society. There is also the evaluation of the responsibilities that are associated with pronounced masculinity. In the analysis of masculinity, the paper will connect the implication of masculinity in the younger generation and how it manifests itself later in life. To express this manifestation, it will analyze a character in the movie Iron Man hence explaining why mature masculinity is a process rather than an event. The relevance in the relation between men and masculinity should be evaluated in the context of gender balance.
[...] He soon learns of the best way to address his masculinity issues, which could turn his life from bad to good. This is a typical quest for competent masculinity, which would be beneficial to him and those who know him. Conclusion In conclusion, there is a lot of relevance in the relation between men and masculinity, but it is also imperative in evaluating gender context in terms of woman strengths in the society. Masculinities positive perception can be used to understand clearly how male dominance and privileges are constructed. [...]
[...] The contribution of social constructivist in respect to men and masculinity sees the norm in perspective of the processes. The social cultural constructs shape the social expectations around men and their desired behavior in a given context (Hendrixson, 2004). Hence, the understanding of masculinities in its potential way to grow and still overcome the widespread tendency to naturalize male privilege. The theory states that masculinity is informed by biological determinism in respect to gender essentialism. Adoption of the male perception suggests that there is need to change the scope of unequal gender relations while addressing potential harmful identities in gender. [...]
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[...] The physical distinction gives way to labeling men as masculine. The audio podcast of Brett (2010), The Art of Manliness argues that good qualities are considered the advantages of the present masculinity attribution to men and the poor qualities are the disadvantages. Hence providing additional ideas on the concept of masculinity in terms of its implications on men. Furthermore, the audio podcast claims that the qualities of men can later on be incorporated to influence the society and other people. [...]
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