Free University – How do you make a man?

Dr Caroline Osella: How do you make a man?

An analysis of the construction of male identity in South Asia.

Caroline Osella is Reader in Anthropology with reference to South Asia at SOAS. Her specialisms are Kerala, South Asia, South Asian diaspora: ethnophysiology, concepts of person, gender, ethnicity, psychology and anthropology.

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Duration: 40:32.