Translated title of the contribution: Dynasties of Hairdressers

Bo Wagner Sørensen

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    This short article focuses on the profession of hairdressing as a trade that runs in certain families. One of the ten interviewed male hairdressers refers to his family as a dynasty of hairdressers. While some are born into or 'naturally' related to the trade, others are drawn into it wishing to be part of a certain imagined community. The interviews with the male hairdressers took place in early 2005 as part of a larger project on men in women's professions, in this case statistically defined. The project was carried out at the Danish Research centre on Gender Equality.
    Translated title of the contributionDynasties of Hairdressers
    Original languageDanish
    JournalTidsskriftet Antropologi
    Issue number50
    Pages (from-to)89-92
    Number of pages4
    Publication statusPublished - 2006


    • Hairdressers
    • Kinship
    • Gender

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