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Masculinities in Theory is a clear, concise, and comprehensive introduction to the field of masculinity studies from a humanities perspective.??
  • Serves as a much-needed introduction to the field for students and scholars of cultural studies, literature, art, film, communication, history, and gender studies

  • Includes discussions of gay/queer, feminist, and gender studies in relation to masculinity

  • Covers the key theoretical approaches to the study of masculinity, and introduces new models

  • Explores the question ?What is masculinity and how does it work???

  • Looks at language, discourse, signification, power, cross-dressing, female, queer?and transsexual masculinity, race and masculinity, nation and masculinity, interracial masculinities, and masculinities in history

About the Author

Todd W. Reeser is Associate Professor of French at the University of Pittsburgh and also teaches gender studies. He has published on gender and sexuality in Renaissance literature, critical theory, and French film. He is the author of Moderating Masculinity in Early Modern Culture (2006) and co-editor of Entre hommes: French and Francophone Masculinities in Culture and Theory (2008).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction: The Study of Masculinity.

1. Theorizing Masculinity.

2. Social Masculinity and Triangulation.

3. Sexing Masculinity.

4. Theorizing the Male Body.

5. Masculinity in Disguise.

6. Non-Male Masculinities.

7. Masculinity and Racialized Subjectivities.

8. Masculinity and the Nation.

9. Interracial Masculinities.

10. Unstable Time: Masculinity in History.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781405168595
Author:
Reeser, Todd W.
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell
Subject:
Masculinity
Subject:
Men's Studies - Masculinity
Subject:
Discrimination & Racism
Subject:
Discrimination & Race Relations
Subject:
Gender, masculinities, cultural theory, queer theory, sexuality, performativity
Subject:
 
Subject:
Masculinity Studies
Subject:
Gender, masculinities, cultural theory, queer theory, sexuality, performativity 
Subject:
Gender Studies-Mens Studies
Subject:
Gender, masculinities, cultural theory, queer th
Subject:
eory, sexuality, performativity 
Copyright:
Edition Description:
WOL online Book (not BRO)
Publication Date:
20091215
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
248
Dimensions:
237 x 163.1 x 19 mm 18 oz

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