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Wed 20th November 2013

Men’s Identities – seen through their spending patterns?

Filed under: Boys / Youth / Education,Gender Politics,Men's Health — MurrayBacon @ 8:47 pm

Social science may have largely ignored men as individuals, but there is money to be had by listening to men……

Men’s Health Australia announce release by Saachi and Saachi:

The Modern (Aussie) Man White Paper

Historical background:

You feel as old as the woman that…. (historical)

You are what you Eat (Dr. Timothy Leary)

Your identity is best shown by your actions and behaviour

A subset of that is, “you are what you spend your money on”, so Saachi are right on the money.

Any joking aside, we do need to look at our individual identity and collective identity. Maybe this is just consciousness raising?

Are NZ men any different to Aussies?

If so, then we should be doing it too!

4 Responses to “Men’s Identities – seen through their spending patterns?”

  1. Downunder says:

    Wow, they actually discuss men’s issue in parliament in Australia.

    It was released at a launch lunch during the Australian Men’s & Fathers’ Strategic Roundtable in Parliament House, Canberra yesterday.

    That’ll be enough to send UN-Women into an unfathomable froth.

  2. MurrayBacon says:

    Dear Downunder, serves you right, if you look under there….

    I am suggesting that as men, we need to listen more to what is going on all around, for all men. Then we need to take whatever action is required. Cheers, MurrayBacon.

  3. Anon says:

    They only interviewed 140 people, which is 6% of the population, how can this be called in depth?

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