Trevor McArthur is based in the department of sociology at the University of Cape Town. His research and writing interests include: critical studies of men and masculinities; interpersonal and gender based violence; schooling and critical pedagogies; gender, health and development; as well as research methodologies with children and youth. Trevor has worked as a practitioner and consultant in areas such as youth development, and regularly provides training and facilitation services within the nongovernmental and private sector. Trevor holds a BSW (Social Work) and an MPhil (Criminology and Criminal Justice) obtained from the University of Cape Town. He is currently finalising a PhD in Sociology (Gender and Education) at Stellenbosch University. Trevor is a reviewer and contributor to various local and international journals. He is as currently serving as Treasurer of the South African Sociological Association.
McArthur, T (2018). “Researching troublesome masculinities and schooling: critical ethnographic reflections”. In Hearn, J., Shefer, T., Ratele, K and Boonzaier, F. (Eds). Gender, sex and race in research and pedagogical practices with young people. Routledge: UK
McArthur, T (in press). “Bruinmanskap: Towards a Theory of Coloured Masculinity”. South African Review of Sociology.
McArthur, T (2015). “Homophobic Violence in a Northern Cape School: Learners Confront the Issue”. Agenda: Empowering Women for gender equity, Volume 29, Issue 3: 2015: 1-7.
McArthur, T (2015). “Men and Masculinities in Contemporary China”. NORMA: International Journal for Masculinity Studies, Volume 10, Issue 2: 185 -187.
Topics interested in supervising
Social Stratification(s) and Inequality(ies)
Race and Ethnicity
Gender and Sexuality
Men and Masculinities
Education, Schooling and Pedagogy(ies)
Health, Wellness, Illness and/or Diseases
Interpersonal and Gender Based Violence, Abuse, Rape