Masculinity By Jackson Katz Summary

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Jackson Katz considers masculinity as a guise because it is a way for man to put on a mask to not show their vulnerability and their human side. He expresses that mask can take a lot of forms and one of them is the tough guise. For man to show their masculinity to the dominant society they have to be able to show that they are strong, violent, aggressive, respected, powerful, intimidating otherwise they will be looked by that dominant society as weak, losers, soft, or girl. Katz explains that this situation can be seen in every culture and boys have difficult to try to fit in the dominant society. One example that Katz explains in his article men are engaged in an ongoing process of keeping or creating their own masculinity identities. Nowadays
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