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Title Live and die like a man : gender dynamics in urban Egypt / Farha Ghannam.
Imprint Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2013.


 Main Stacks  HQ1090.7.E3 G43 2013    AVAILABLE
Description xii, 222 pages : ill. ; 23cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Masculinity -- Egypt.
Men -- Socialization -- Egypt.
Sex role -- Egypt.
Social norms.
Egypt -- Social conditions -- 1981-
Contents Introduction : masculinity in urban Egypt -- Uncertain trajectories : the joys and sorrows of boyhood -- Plans and stands : the challenge of being single at forty -- Women and the making of proper men -- Gendered violence : local and national articulations -- Sickness, death, and a good ending -- Conclusion : masculine trajectories and national paths.