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Managing marginalised masculinities: men and probation

Holland, Sally and Scourfield, Jonathan Bryn 2000. Managing marginalised masculinities: men and probation. Journal of Gender Studies 9 (2) , pp. 199-211. 10.1080/713677981

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Abstract

This paper aims to offer some insights into the gendered nature of the work of probation officers. Much of the work of the British Probation Service is with marginalised men. In recent years there has been some discussion in academic and practitioner circles about the significance of the social construction of masculinity to probation practice. This paper reports a qualitative study of probation officers' constructions of masculinity. The study found conflicting discourses of masculinity, each with different implications for working with men.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Publisher: Routledge
ISSN: 0958-9236
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 05:49
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/53899

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