ISBN-10:
1138818070
ISBN-13:
9781138818071
Pub. Date:
01/06/2017
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Masculinities in Contemporary American Culture: An Intersectional Approach to the Complexities and Challenges of Male Identity / Edition 1

Masculinities in Contemporary American Culture: An Intersectional Approach to the Complexities and Challenges of Male Identity / Edition 1

by Thomas Keith
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Overview

Masculinities in Contemporary American Culture offers readers a multidisciplinary, intersectional overview of masculinity studies that includes both theoretical and applied lenses. Keith combines current research with historical perspectives to demonstrate the contexts in which masculine identities have come evolved. With an emphasis on popular culture — particularly film, TV, video games, and music — this text invites students to examine their gendered sensibilities and discuss the ways in which different forms of media appeal to toxic masculinity.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138818071
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/06/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 442
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Masculinities in Contemporary American Culture offers readers a multidisciplinary, intersectional overview of masculinity studies that includes both theoretical and applied lenses. Keith combines current research with historical perspectives to demonstrate the contexts in which masculine identities have come evolved. With an emphasis on popular culture — particularly film, TV, video games, and music — this text invites students to examine their gendered sensibilities and discuss the ways in which different forms of media appeal to toxic masculinity.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Patriarchy, Male Privilege, and the Consequences of Living in a Patriarchal Society
Chapter 2: Men and the Nature - Nurture Debate
Chapter 3: Men's Movements and Organizations
Chapter 4: The Boy Crisis
Chapter 5: Fatherhood
Chapter 6: Men and Media I: The Construction of 'Normal'
Chapter 7: Men and Media II: Advertising, Heteronormativity, and the Construction of Male Insecurity
Chapter 8: Music and Masculinity
Chapter 9: Boys, Men, and Sports
Chapter 10: Men, Anger, Violence, and Crime
Chapter 11: Men, Sex, and Pornography
Chapter 12: Men, Health, and Aging
Postscript: The Future of Masculinity

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