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Responding to the 'crisis of masculinity': the perspectives of young Muslim men from Glasgow and Edinburgh, Scotland

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Debates about the so-called crisis of masculinity have tended to focus on the experiences of white working class young men and black young men to the exclusion of other groups of men. This article seeks to redress this omission by exploring young Muslim men's knowledge and understanding of the crisis of masculinity and the ways in which they respond to such discourses. Using qualitative data collected during interviews and focus groups with young Muslim men - mainly of Pakistani heritage - living in Glasgow and Edinburgh in Scotland, I demonstrate that young Muslim men's responses to the crisis of masculinity debate are informed by a complex range of issues including their own class position, familial and related gendered expectations alongside the young men's interests in sport and leisure activities.
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Keywords: Muslim; crisis of masculinity; identities; masculinities; young people

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: School of Geography Politics and Sociology, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

Publication date: June 1, 2009

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