Presentation of gendered selves in everyday friendship

Butera, Karina. 2008, Presentation of gendered selves in everyday friendship, Ph.D. thesis, School of History, Heritage and Society, Deakin University.

Title Presentation of gendered selves in everyday friendship
Author Butera, Karina.
Institution Deakin University
School School of History, Heritage and Society
Faculty Faculty of Arts and Education
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2008
Keyword(s) Friendship - Sociological aspects
Social interaction
Gender identity
Summary This thesis explores the gender differences in the way men and women conduct themselves in everyday friendship interaction, finding that the informal rules governing friendship interaction allow individuals a level of freedom to enact gender to extremes in the company of friends. Generational changes in men's friendships are also noted.
Language eng
Description of original viii, 243 leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 302.346
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