caring masculinity

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1060

Definition

The concept of caring masculinity is the opposite of hegemonic masculinity. It is based on men taking care-giving roles (as involved fathers) instead of provider roles (as breadwinners).

See also: hegemonic masculinity

Source(s)

European Commission (2013). Study on the Role of Men in Gender Equality. Available at: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/gender-equality/files/gender_pay_gap/

130424_final_report_role_of_men_en.pdf

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