Men Without Sawmills: Masculinity, Rural Poverty, and Family Stability. Working Paper by Jennifer Sherman of the RUPRI Rural Poverty Research Center. May, 2005.

Men Without Sawmills: Masculinity, Rural Poverty, and Family Stability. Working Paper by Jennifer Sherman of the RUPRI Rural Poverty Research Center. May, 2005.

Men Without Sawmills: Masculinity, Rural Poverty, and Family Stability

Using ethnographic and interview data, author Jennifer Sherman of the RUPRI Rural Poverty Research Center explores the impacts of economic strain and job loss on the construction and experience of masculinity, as well as the effects of threats to masculine identity on family stability in a rural American community.

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