ERIC Number: EJ630545
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
The Quest for Modern Manhood: Masculine Stereotypes, Peer Culture and the Social Significance of Homophobia.
Plummer, David C.
Journal of Adolescence, v24 n1 p15-23 Feb 2001
Explores the use of homophobic terms by boys and young men and the meanings they invoke when using them by interviewing young men (N=30). Results show that homophobic terms come into use in primary school. Early homophobic experiences may provide a key reference point for comprehending forthcoming adult identity formation. (MKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A