Conclusion: Masculinity, power and modernity
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As children grow up they learn to see themselves through the eyes of the dominant culture and institutions. A vision of sociology as a science seems to go hand in hand with a strong and unquestioned sense of the 'normal'. Within a Protestant culture in which we learned that our natures were evil or bad, it was easy to grow up with aJearof difference. To be different was to be 'abnormal' and there was enormous pressure, on boys and girls in different ways, not to stand out as different. People learned to minimise those aspects of their experience that drew attention to themselves in an effort to present themselves to be 'like everyone else' .