Journals Higher Education



05 March 2012

208 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199778249

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The Declining Significance of Homophobia

How Teenage Boys are Redefining Masculinity and Heterosexuality

Mark McCormack

Sexuality, Identity, and Society

  • McCormack's research is the first to document the presence of high schools that are receptive of homosexual youth
  • McCormack uses original and innovative theories to examine the changing nature of masculinities in high school settings
  • McCormack provides a new model for understanding homosexually themed language and demonstrates how it can be used for educators and sociologists

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