Handbook of studies on men & masculinities [electronic resource] /edited by Michael S. Kimmel, Jeff Hearn, R.W. Connell.
Contributor(s): Kimmel, Michael S | Hearn, Jeff | Connell, Raewyn.Material type: BookPublisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2005Description: 1 online resource (505 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781412973489 (electronic bk.); 1412973481 (electronic bk.).Other title: Handbook of studies on men and masculinities | Men and masculinities.Subject(s): Men -- Social conditions | Masculinity | Sex role | Hommes -- Conditions sociales | Masculinit�e | R�ole selon le sexe | Mannen | Mannelijkheid | Sekserol | Geschlechterrolle | Mann | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Men's Studies | Masculinity | Men -- Social conditions | Sex roleGenre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung. | Electronic books.DDC classification: 305.31 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction / Michael Kimmel, Jeff Hearn, R.W. Connell -- PART I. THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES -- Social theories in researching men and masculinities: direct gender hierarchy and structural inequality / �ystein Gullv�ag Holter -- Men, masculinities and feminist theory / Judith Kegan Gardiner -- Queering the pitch? Gay masculinities / Tim Edwards -- PART II. GLOBAL AND REGIONAL PATTERNS -- Globalization, imperialism and masculinities / R.W. Connell -- Men in the Third World: postcolonial perspectives on masculinity / Robert Morrell, Sandra Swart -- Masculinities in Latin America / Matt Gutmann, Mara Viveros -- East Asian masculinities / Taga Futoshi -- Men, masculinities and "Europe" / Critical Research on Men in Europe (CROME) -- PART III. STRUCTURES, INSTITUTIONS, AND PROCESSES -- Class and masculinity / David Morgan -- Male sexualities / Ken Plummer -- Men, masculinities, and crime / James W. Messerschmidt -- Masculinities in education / Jon Swain -- Boys and men in families: the domestic production of gender, power and privilege / Scott Coltrane, Michele Adams -- Fatherhood and masculinities / William Marsiglio, Joseph H. Pleck.
"Gentlemen, the lunchbox has landed": representations of masculinities and men's bodies in the popular media / Jim McKay, Janine Mokosza, Brett Hutchins -- Men and masculinities in work, organizations and management / David Collinson, Jeff Hearn -- PART IV. BODIES, SELVES, DISCOURSES -- Still a man's world?: studying masculinities and sport / Mike Messner -- The study of masculinities and men's health: an overview / Don Sabo -- Masculinities and interpersonal violence / Walter S. DeKeseredy, Martin D. Schwartz -- Masculinity and degrees of bodily normativity in Western culture / Tom Gerschick -- Transgendering, men and masculinities / Richard Ekins, Dave King -- PART V. POLITICS -- Nation / Joane Nagel -- Globalization and its mal(e)contents: the gendered moral economy of terrorism / Michael Kimmel -- War, militarism and masculinities / Paul Higate, John Hopton -- Islamist masculinity and Muslim masculinities / Shahin Gerami -- Men's collective struggles for gender justice: the case of anti-violence activism / Michael Flood.
"The Handbook of Studies on Men and Masculinities is an interdisciplinary and international culmination of the growth of men's studies that also offers insight about future directions for the field. The Handbook provides a broad view of masculinities primarily across the social sciences, with the inclusion of important debates in some areas of the humanities and natural sciences. The various approaches presented in this Handbook range across different disciplines, theoretical perspectives, methodologies, and conceptualizations in relation to the topic of men. Editors Michael S. Kimmel, Jeff Hearn, and R.W. Connell have assembled an esteemed group of contributors who are among the best-known experts in their particular fields." "The Handbook of Studies on Men and Masculinities provides scholars, researchers, and students with the most current, incisive scholarship available for the men's studies area of gender studies. It is a vital resource for those interested in the practical or cultural issues about men, boys, and gender, as well as an excellent addition to any academic library."--Jacket.
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