Masculinity Studies and Feminist Theory

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Judith Kegan Gardiner
Columbia University Press, 2002 - Social Science - 386 pages
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Why is there so much talk of a "crisis" of masculinity? How have ideas of manhood been transformed by feminism? Does feminism hold the key to the development of more egalitarian forms of masculinity? Masculinity Studies and Feminist Theory addresses central questions about the analysis and construction of masculinity in contemporary society. The volume examines the ways male privilege and power are constituted and represented and explores the effect of such constructions on both men and women. With subjects ranging from Robert Bly's Iron John to Tom Hank's "niceness," this collection overturns old paradigms about identity, victimization, and dominant and alternative forms of masculinity to advance new dialogues between masculinity studies and feminist theory.

Looking particularly at literature, film, and classroom practices, Masculinity Studies and Feminist Theory links the analysis of masculinities with feminism's ethical and political agenda for the future. Its authors share a conviction that such a link not only reveals the persistence, now more subtle and varied, of male entitlement but also promises to create an enriched and reinvigorated feminism for a new century.

  

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Contents

UNMAKING MEN AND MASCULINITY IN FEMINIST THEORY
31
REENFLESHING THE BRIGHT BOYS OR HOW MALE BODIES MATTER TO FEMINIST THEORY
60
THEORIZING AGE WITH GENDER BLYS BOYS FEMINISM AND MATURITY MASCULINITY
90
GETTING UP THERE WITH TOM THE POLITICS OF AMERICAN NICE
119
PEDAGOGY OF THE OPAQUE TEACHING MASCULINITY STUDIES
141
STUDYING MASCULINITIES AS SUPERORDINATE STUDIES
161
MASCULINITY STUDIES THE LONGED FOR PROFEMINIST MOVEMENT FOR ACADEMIC MEN?
176
LONG AND WINDING ROAD AN OUTSIDERS VIEW OF US MASCULINITY AND FEMINISM
193
THE ENEMY OUTSIDE THOUGHTS ON THE PSYCHODYNAMICS OF EXTREME VIOLENCE WITH SPECIAL ATTENTION TO MEN AND ...
235
ART SPIRITUALITY AND THE ETHIC OF CARE ALTERNATIVE MASCULINITIES IN CHINESE AMERICAN LITERATURE
261
BLACK MALE TROUBLE THE CHALLENGES OF RETHINKING MASCULINE DIFFERENCES
290
RACE RAPE CASTRATION FEMINIST THEORIES OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND MASCULINE STRATEGIES OF BLACK PROTEST
305
THE GOOD THE BAD AND THE UGLY MEN WOMEN AND MASCULINITY
344
CONTRIBUTORS
369
INDEX
375
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MASCULINITY AND THE MOTHER TOWARD A SYNTHESIS OF FEMINIST MOTHERING THEORY AND PSYCHOANALYTIC THEORIES ...
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About the author (2002)

Edward D. berkowitz is professor of history and public policy and public administration at George Washington University. He is the author of eight books and the editor of three collections. During the seventies he served as a staff member of the President's Commission for a National Agenda, helping President Carter plan for a second term that never came to be.

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