Equality work with focus on masculinity

Bank with material and methodology

Table of content

A. Research
B. Documentaries and other journalistic background material (will probably be divided into subthemes)
C 1. Methods and materials for educative staff and workshopleaders that work with children and adolescents/Youth work (especially these subthemes
C 2. Masculinity work – Adults
D. Networks and organisations that work with masculinity

A. Research 

2. Masculinity theory 


Boyhood research – Poikatukimus (In Finnish)
Kivijärvi, Antti; Huuki, Tuija; Lunabba, Harry eds. 2018

with a Swedish review written by Nana Blomqvist:
http://www.finsktidskrift.fi/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/FT_2_2019_web.pdf

On hegemonic masculinity and violence: Response to Jefferson and Hall. R.W Connell 2002

‘A multi-faceted power analysis of men’s violence to known women: From hegemonic masculinity to the hegemony of men’, Sociological Review, Vol. 60(4), 2012, pp. 589-610.

Men and Masculinities in Europe, Revised and Updated 2nd edition, with Pringle, Keith, Jeff Hearn, Harry Ferguson, Dimitar Kambourov, Voldemar Kolga, Emmi Lattu, Ursula Müller, Marie Nordberg, Irina Novikova, Elżbieta Oleksy, Joanna Rydzewska, Iva Šmídová, Teemu Tallberg, and Hertta Niemi, Whiting & Birch, London, Critical Studies in Socio-Cultural Diversity, 2013. 278 pp.

Handbook of Studies on Men and Masculinities, Co-editor with M. Kimmel and R.W. Connell, Sage, Thousand Oaks, Ca., 2005, 505 pp.

The Implications of Theoretical Debates on Masculinity for the Life Course, and Debates on the Life Course for Masculinity, special issue of NORMA: The Nordic Journal of Masculinity Studies, Vol. 2(1), 2007. 90 pp.

3. Transnational masculinity and cosmopolitanism

Men and Masculinities around the World: Transforming Men’s Practices, with E. Ruspini, B. Pease and K. Pringle, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2011.

Rethinking Transnational Men: Beyond, Between and Within Nations, with M. Blagojević and K. Harrison, Routledge, New York, 2013.

International Studies on Men, Masculinities and Gender Equality: An Emerging Focus of Research and Policy?, special issue, Men and Masculinities, Vol. 17(5), 2014.

Challenging Men and Masculinities: the Czech Context and Beyond, co-edited with I. Šmídová and I. Vodochodský, Gender, rovné přiležitotosti, výzkum [Gender, Equal Opportunities, Research], Vol. 16(1), 2015. 110 pp.

4. Research on sexual harassment (online and offline)

Submission to: ‘House of Commons: The Women and Equalities Committee Sexual harassment of women and girls in public places inquiry’, with M. Hall, 2018.

Revenge Pornography: Gender, Sexuality, and Motivations, with M. Hall, Routledge, London, 2017.   

5. Research on men and boys

Study on the Role of Men in Gender Equality, prepared for European Commission, edited by Elli Scambor, Katarzyna Wojnicka, Nadja Bergmann, Consortium led by L&R Social Research, with Dissens, Research Institute at Men’s Counselling Centre, abz*austria, INBAS, Written by Sophia Belghiti-Mahut, Nadja Bergmann, Marc Gärtner, Jeff Hearn, Øystein Gullvåg Holter, Majda Hrženjak, Ralf Puchert, Christian Scambor, Elli Scambor, Hartwig Schuck, Victor Seidler, Alan White and Katarzyna Wojnicka, Brussels, European Commission, 2013. 284 pp.

6. Sex and sexuality

Sexualities in Southern Africa, Co-editor with R. Morrell, D. Bhana and R. Moletsane Sexualities: Studies in Culture and Society, Sage, London, Vol. 10(2), 2007, 152 pp.

‘Men’s sexuality at work’, in A. Metcalf and M. Humphries (eds.) The Sexuality of Men, Pluto, London, 1985, pp. 110-128.

7. Research on violence

Ending Gender-based Violence: A Call for Global Action to Involve Men, with H. Ferguson, Ø.G. Holter, L. Jalmert, M. Kimmel, J. Lang, R. Morrell and S. de Vylders, SIDA, Stockholm, 2004, 126 pp. Also available at: https://resourcecentre.savethechildren.net/node/1435/pdf/1435.pdf

Studying Men’s Violences in Europe: Towards a Research Framework, with I. Novikova, K. Pringle et al., Örebro University CFS Report Series 25: 2013, Örebro, 140 pp. ISSN 1654-806X ISBN 978-91-7668-579-2

Violence and Gender Relations: Theories and Interventions, Co-editor with B. Fawcett, B.   Featherstone and C. Toft, Sage, London, 1996, 207 pp.

Sex, Violence and The Body: The Erotics of Wounding, with V. Burr, Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills and New York, 2008.

‘Making sense of men and men’s violence’, in L.Shipway (ed.) Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Brentwood, Anglia Polytechnic University, 1996, pp.15-19; Reproduced in L.Shipway (ed.) Interactive Domestic Violence Package, 1997.

B. Documentaries and other journalistic background material

1. Written materials, articles

Masculinity in general
Finnish

Poikien aivot ei sittenkään kehity hitaammin
B
oys’ brains are not growing slower after all, studies show.
https://www.hs.fi/tiede/art-2000006408642.html

Tunneresurssit
https://yle.fi/uutiset/3-10180153

Maskuliinisuus ja emotionaaliset resurssit
https://yle.fi/aihe/artikkeli/2018/09/13/riku-rantala-miehuus-nousee-pelosta-ja-tata-naiset-eivat-ymmarra

Poikatutkimusta
https://www.hs.fi/elama/art-2000005689564.html

Poikatutkimus ja maskuliinisuus
https://yle.fi/uutiset/3-10391891

Feministinen miestenlehti SAMU
http://www.samulehti.com/

Syrjintä
https://www.helsinki.fi/fi/uutiset/koulutus-kasvatus-ja-oppiminen/syrjinta-on-yleista-kouluissa-tutkijat-ehdottavat-laakkeeksi-normikriittisyytta

Misogynia ja maskuliinisuus
https://anna.fi/ihmiset-ja-suhteet/kolumnit/jyrki-lehtolan-kolumni-miksi-mies-vahattelee-naisen-alya

Kiusaaminen, osa äijäkulttuuria?
https://www.veikkaus.fi/fi/yritys#!/article/inhimillisia-uutisia/julkaisut/2018/08/poikien-aijakulttuuri-ruokkii-epasuoraa-kiusaamista

Seksuaalinen häirintä kouluissa
https://yle.fi/aihe/artikkeli/2018/09/11/rehtori-vertaa-oppilaiden-kokemaa-seksuaalista-hairintaa-kouluruokaan-pitaa

#Metoo, maskuliinisuus ja miesten vastuukäsitys
https://www.hs.fi/elama/art-2000005827241.html

#Metoo, maskuliinisuus ja miesten vastuukäsitys
https://yle.fi/aihe/artikkeli/2018/09/06/riku-rantala-metoosta-tunnustan-tehneeni-vaarin-ja-pyydan-anteeksi

Maskuliinisuus ja uravalinta
https://www.is.fi/taitoluistelu/art-2000005846180.html

Maskuliinisuus ja intersektionaalisuus
https://www.kirkkojakaupunki.fi/-/suonpaa-valkoisten-miesten-vuoro#c6fd2df2

Syrjäytyminen ja maskuliinisuus
https://www.hs.fi/kulttuuri/art-2000006253597.html

English

Unicef – Masculinities, Male Roles and Male Involvement in the Promotion of Gender Equality A Resource Packet
https://www.unicef.org/emergencies/files/male_roles.pdf

Psychology Has a New Approach to Building Healthier Men
A controversial set of guidelines aims to help men grapple with “traditional masculinity.”
https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2019/01/traditional-masculinity-american-psychological-association/580006/

Gender thinking among the current youth
https://blog.oup.com/2018/02/millennial-generation-gender-structure/

How to be a good man: what I learned from a month reading the feminist classics
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/oct/02/how-to-be-good-man-me-too-month-reading-feminist-classics?CMP=fb_gu&

Porn and other forms of commercial sex

1.2. Swedish

Sluta inte bry er, men lita på att vi klarar av att skilja på fantasi och verklighet
https://svenska.yle.fi/artikel/2019/12/04/sluta-inte-bry-er-men-lita-pa-att-vi-klarar-av-att-skilja-pa-fantasi-och

Påverkas unga negativt av den porr de ser eller inte? Forskningen är oenig
https://svenska.yle.fi/artikel/2019/12/04/paverkas-unga-negativt-av-den-porr-de-ser-eller-inte-forskningen-ar-oenig

Kommodifierad sexualitet – intimitet som handelsvara, Nya Argus
http://www.kolumbus.fi/nya.argus/2014/04-05/nana-blomqvist.html

Reality check – porr
https://reality-check.nu/

2. Visual materials (films)

2.1 Masculinity in general

The Mask You live in – a documentary about boys, men and masculinities
https://youtu.be/hc45-ptHMxo

The Work – A film about Trauma work among men inside and outside of prison
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5836866/

Pallit ja Sydän (only in Finnish)
https://yle.fi/uutiset/3-11196057
https://areena.yle.fi/1-50318618

 

Porn and other forms of commercial sex

Hot Girls Wanted
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4382552/

2.3 Porn

Swedish

Barnaministeriet UR – Alla kollar på porr
https://podtail.com/fi/podcast/barnaministeriet-dokumentar/alla-kollar-pa-porr/

C 1. Methods and materials for educative staff and workshop leaders that work with children and adolescents/Youth work that can be used directly with the young target group

1. Sexual Education

1.1. Visual materials (films)

Swedish

RFSU, short films and attached educational material (in Swedish)
https://www.rfsu.se/sex-och-relationer/for-pedagoger-och-yrkesverksamma/rfsu-material/vill-du/

30 minutes animation about sex and anatomy for adolecents (in Swedish)
https://urplay.se/program/161302-sex-pa-kartan

The same animated film in Finnish (for the price of approximately 9 euros)
https://rfsu.ineko.se/se/sex-p%C3%A5-kartan-finska

Finnish

Kaikki mitä sinun tarvitsee tietää pillusta (Everything you need to know about the pussy/allt du behöver veta om fittan)
https://youtu.be/HVtvUB59LHQ

C 2. Masculinity work - Adults

1.1 Materials

Ted-talks, podcasts, panels, recorded conferences

Swedish

Broder John
https://youtu.be/q-ep9OoT-X4

Idrott och maskulinitet
https://youtu.be/pTtsMfAiJbs

Podd – skammen över att vara man
https://arenan.yle.fi/audio/1-4598943

Norwegian

NRK
https://tv.nrk.no/serie/trygdekontoret/2019/MUHU10000119

English

Pop culture detective
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHiwtz2tCEfS17N9A-WoSSw

1.2. Methods and materials

1.2.1. Visual materials (films, e.g Behind the mask, or short illustrative film clips that are not documentaries)

1.2.2 Conceptualizations (eg. Killmiddagar/Guys dinners)


English

a. UN Women – Barber shop He for She material
https://www.heforshe.org/en/barbershop

The good Lad Initiative
https://www.goodladinitiative.com/

Swedish

Killmiddag – a concept where adult men gather to talk about things they possibly have not talked about before, such as instances of being vulnerable
http://killmiddag.se/

1.2.3 Examples (examples of existing activities where one can possibly jump in or come in as a learner, or ask for advice)

D. Networks and organisations that work with masculinity in particular

Denmark

Dare Gender
http://www.daregender.dk/sekretariatet

Finland

Män Rf/Miehet Ry
https://miehetry.fi/jasenyys/

Poikien Talo
https://poikientalo.fi/

Iceland

The Government of Iceland – The barbershop toolkit
https://www.government.is/topics/foreign-affairs/international-affairs/barbershop/

Sweden

Män För Jämställdhet
https://mfj.se/

Locker Room talk
https://lockerroomtalk.se/

Europe (broader)

UK
The Good Lad Initiative
https://www.goodladinitiative.com/

Men Engage
http://menengage.org/

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