Masculinities in Theory: An Introduction

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 15, 2011 - Social Science - 248 pages
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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

 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
Theorizing Masculinity
Social Masculinity and Triangulation
Sexing Masculinity

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About the author (2011)

Todd Reeser is Associate Professor of French and gender studies at the University of Pittsburg.  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).

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