publication . Article . 2016

Masculinity and Intellectual Disability: A Review of Theoretical Concepts and Research

Ćwirynkało, Katarzyna; Borowska-Beszta, Beata; Bartnikowska, Urszula;
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  • Published: 17 Oct 2016
  • Country: Poland
Abstract
According to Morgan (1981)there are various theoretical paradigms of masculinity. Author believes that most of the social sciences concepts is about men, however, research on masculinity itself is relatively new. A similar situation exists in the areas of conceptualizing masculinity and intellectual disability. The intersection of masculinity and disability is an underexplored focus of research and it is essential to redress the gap (Wilson et al., 2013). The following paper is an overview of the theoretical concepts on masculinity and research on rare topic as masculinity of males with intellectual disabilities undertaken in various social research paradigms
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free text keywords: masculinity, adulthood, intellectual disability, theoretical concepts, research review
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