Complicit Masculinity: Definition & Example


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Which of the following is NOT one of R.W. Connell's three types of masculinity?

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1. Which of the following is the best definition of complicit masculinity?

2. Mark is a gay, effeminate and emotional man. He is not interested in sports and lacks physical strength. According to Connell's typology, which type of masculinity best characterizes Mark?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its attached worksheet will measure what you know about complicit masculinity. Answer questions about the different types of masculinity and how complicit masculinity is characterized.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet you'll test your understanding of:

  • The types of masculinity according to R.W. Connell
  • Characteristics of different types of masculinity
  • How complicit masculinity is works

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to identify the type of masculinity a man displays
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as complicit masculinity
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the types of masculinity present in the world according to the work of R.W. Connell

Additional Learning

To find out more about these personality types, read the lesson titled Complicit Masculinity: Definition & Example. It will help you understand things like:

  • The society these masculine types originate in
  • Marginalized masculinity
  • The connection between masculinity and gender relationships