Figuring masculinities: exploring ethnic masculinities in the institutions of U.K accounting

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Kyriacou, O. and Johnston, R. 2007. Figuring masculinities: exploring ethnic masculinities in the institutions of U.K accounting. Accountancy Business and the Public Interest. 6 (2), pp. 75-113.
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TitleFiguring masculinities: exploring ethnic masculinities in the institutions of U.K accounting
AuthorsKyriacou, O. and Johnston, R.
Abstract

This paper reports on continuing work on ethnicity and gender in the
institutional contexts of the U.K. Accounting professions. The paper explores
issues of masculine identity, within a highly masculine-gendered
organisational context, and in particular the ways in which ethnic male
identities are created, sustained and damaged. We argue that men from
ethnic minority backgrounds suffer particular conflicts and exclusions. The
research finds different conceptions of masculinity by ethnic background, with
different work experiences and careers for those from minority ethnic
categories.

LanguageEnglish
PublisherAssociation for Accountancy and Business Affairs
JournalAccountancy Business and the Public Interest
ISSN1745-7718
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Print2007
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Deposited17 Jun 2009
Output statusPublished
Web address (URL)http://visar.csustan.edu/aaba/Johnston&Kyriacou2007.pdf
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