This course seeks to explore the construction of Caribbean Masculinities using gender as an analytical category. The course explores the main theoretical approaches to the study of masculinitities, both internationally and within the framework of the Caribbean experiences. Specifically, the course examines how Caribbean gender ideologies have shaped the expressions of Caribbean masculinities and the connections which have been made between gender ideologies and the demographic, social, economic and political changes in the Caribbeaan from slavery to the present day.