In a post modern era the (de-)construction of national identities and gender identities is a complex issue. One cannot limit a nation, a group, or a gender to a definition or a set of characteristics. The redefinition of the Latin American "macho" is a necessary attempt to understand the male psyche, behavior and possibilities in a broader and more complex context.
(c) 2002 Hispanic Journal
Medina-Rivera, Antonio. "Male Representation in Latin American Film and Soap Operas." Hispanic Journal. 23.1 (2002): 75-87. Print.