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Re-inventing the caveman : narrative discussions on maleness

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dc.contributor.advisor Dreyer, J. S. en
dc.contributor.advisor Myburg, Johannes Lodewikus en Choles, Aiden Grant en 2009-08-25T10:57:41Z 2009-08-25T10:57:41Z 2009-08-25T10:57:41Z 2004-11-30 en
dc.identifier.citation Choles, Aiden Grant (2009) Re-inventing the caveman : narrative discussions on maleness, University of South Africa, Pretoria, <> en
dc.description.abstract The state of Maleness has received much attention in academic and public discourse of late. One such instance is the play Defending the Caveman, which depicts men in their ”natural” settings as Cavemen, thereby justifying Caveman-like behaviour. On the other hand, much writing exists that find men culpable of discrimination, violence and abuse towards others. Discourses like these have real effects on the ways in which men choose and act on their Maleness. Six men engaged in narrative therapeutic discussions in an attempt to share their stories of Maleness, to discuss how society constructs men, and to re-evaluate the Maleness chosen by the participants. en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (176 leaves)
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Gender roles en
dc.subject Feminism en
dc.subject Practical theology en
dc.subject Homosexuality en
dc.subject Patriarchy en
dc.subject Maleness en
dc.subject Deconstruction en
dc.subject Postmodernism en
dc.subject Discourse en
dc.subject Social constructionism en
dc.subject Narrative approach en
dc.subject.ddc 305.31
dc.subject.lcsh Narrative therapy
dc.subject.lcsh Social constructionism
dc.subject.lcsh Postmodernism
dc.subject.lcsh Homosexuality
dc.subject.lcsh Feminism
dc.subject.lcsh Masculinity
dc.subject.lcsh Sex differences
dc.subject.lcsh Deconstruction
dc.title Re-inventing the caveman : narrative discussions on maleness en
dc.type Dissertation en
dc.description.department Philosophy, Practical and Systematic Theology en M.Th. (Pastoral Therapy) en

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