What it means to be masculine can be defined in different ways, though there tends to be popular definitions associated with dominance, aggression, and control. Such popular definitions create problems, particularly when it comes to the social spaces within a school. This paper will explore such issues and discuss the problems inherent in popular definitions and understanding of masculinity.

Published in: Canada International Conference on Education, 2017

  • Date of Conference: 26-29 June, 2017
  • DOI: 10.2053/CICE.2017.0165
  • Electronic ISBN: 978-1-908320-83-4
  • Conference Location: University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada