The nature of masculinity : critical theory, new materialisms, and technologies of embodiment (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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The nature of masculinity : critical theory, new materialisms, and technologies of embodiment

Author: Steve Garlick
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, 2018.
Series: Sexuality studies series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This penetrating analysis of the relationship between gender and nature proposes that masculinity is a technology that shapes both our engagement with the natural world and how we define freedom. Scholars of contemporary social theory and new materialisms have pointed out the increasingly porous boundaries between nature, technology, and human social relations. As the complexity of our ecosystems becomes more  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Garlick
ISBN: 9780774833301 0774833300 9780774833295 0774833297
OCLC Number: 1292671005
Description: 228 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Nature of Masculinity1 Social Theory, Masculinity, and New Materialisms2 Technologies of Embodiment: Toward a New Critical Theory of Masculinity3 Autoerotic Bodies: Biopolitics, Masculinity, and Nature4 Pornographic Bodies: Affect, Masculinity, and Technology5 Violent Bodies: Complexity and the Spectacle of Masculinity6 The Work of MasculinityReferences; Index
Series Title: Sexuality studies series.
Responsibility: Steve Garlick.

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Harnessing the strengths of social theory and new materialisms, this book advances a new critical theory of masculinity.  Read more...

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For all of the advances in writing and thinking on men and masculinity, there is often a dramatic paucity of engagement with thinking theoretically through the most fundamental and crucial concepts Read more...

 
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