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Rethinking Masculinities in the African Diaspora

WithNDUNGI WA MUNGAI AND BOB PEASE

In this chapter we examine the gender identity issues faced by African men settling in Melbourne, Australia. By examining the results of fi fteen individual interviews and one focus group, we explore the gender-related settlement issues faced by the men as they negotiate the changing meanings of manhood and masculinity in Australia.