Gender Explanations Of Masculinity In Different Cultures

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Masculinity, from the very beginning, was associated with the set of attributes, behaviors, physical and emotional strengths projected by men. There were a certain qualities which were observed and reserved for men. The more such qualities men possessed and the stronger they were, the more masculine they were considered. When traits which did not belong to the so called masculinity were observed in men, they were expressed as "unmanly behaviors". Gender assumption were made during the olden days, which was part of the labeling ceremony of the society. Some believed that masculinity was linked to the male body, whereas others suggested it to be a cultural construct, which was initially influenced by the biology. In many cultures, boys have to
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