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The masculinity studies reader

The masculinity studies reader

Author: Rachel Adams; David Savran
Publisher: Malden, Mass. ; Oxford : Blackwell, 2002.
Series: Keyworks in cultural studies, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Showcasing key theorists, including Kimmel, Silverman, Dyer and Boyarin, this reader seeks to re-conceptualize the masculinity studies debate along the axes of empire, borders, representations, the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Adams; David Savran
ISBN: 0631226591 9780631226598 0631226605 9780631226604
OCLC Number: 59377828
Description: ix, 418 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments. Editors' Acknowledgments. Introduction (Rachel Adams and David Savran) Part I: Eroticism. Introduction. 1. Some Psychological Consequences of the Anatomical Distinction between the Sexes (Sigmund Freud) 2. Masochism and Male Subjectivity (Kaja Silverman) 3. Subject Honor, Object Shame (Roger Lancaster) 4. The Democratic Body: Prostitution and Citizenship in Classical Athens (David Halperin) Part II: Social Sciences. Introduction. 5. Deep Play: Notes on the Balinese Cockfight (Clifford Geertz) 6. Toward a New Sociology of Masculinity (Tim Carrigan, Bob Connell, and John Lee) 7. The Fraternal Social Contract (Carole Pateman) 8. The Birth of the Self-made Man (Michael Kimmel) Part III: Representations. Introduction. 9. The Beast in the Closet: James and the Writing of Homosexual Panic (Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick) 10. The Woman Warrior versus The Chinaman Pacific: Must a Chinese American Critic Choose between Feminism and Heroism (King-Kok Cheung) 11. Skin Head Sex Thing: Racial Difference and the Homoerotic Imaginary (Kobena Mercer) 12. Bonds of (In)Difference (Robyn Wiegman) Part IV: Empire and Modernity. Introduction. 13. The Fact of Blackness (Frantz Fanon) 14. The History of Masculinity (R. W. Connell) 15. The White Man's Muscles (Richard Dyer) 16. What Does a Jew Want? or, The Political Meaning of the Phallus (Daniel Boyarin) 17. The Economy of Colonial Desire (Revathi Krishnaswamy) 18. Male Gender and Rituals of Resistance in the Palestinian Intifada (Julie Peteet) Part V: Borders. Introduction. 19. Homosexuality and the Signs of Male Friendship in Elizabethan England (Alan Bray) 20. An Introduction to Female Masculinity (Judith Halberstam) 21. "That Sexe Which Prevaileth" (Anne Fausto-Sterling) 22. The Gender of Brazilian Transgendered Prostitutes (Don Kulick) Index.
Series Title: Keyworks in cultural studies, 5.
Responsibility: edited by Rachel Adams and David Savran.


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"These essays are, individually, insightful and often arresting. Taken together, they are prismatic, illuminating this new interdisciplinary area of scholarly inquiry. With this collection, Read more...

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