Politics of Masculinities: Men in Movements

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Rowman & Littlefield, Mar 20, 1997 - Political Science - 137 pages
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This book makes an ideal introduction to the discussion of gender roles and masculinity.

In the years since feminism has taken root, the role of men and masculinity has begun to undergo its own redefinition. Michael A Messner provides a sociological framework to understand the responses of men to the changes, challenges and crises in the social organization of gender. He examines not only what certain groups of men say about gender but also what they do. The various social movements engaged with the politics of masculinity are also looked at.

  

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i liked this book a lot and found it a good synopsis of the various men's movements in the US. i also liked how the author laid out how the groups interacted with or against feminist groups and ... Read full review

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Contents

Men and Masculinities
1
Institutionalized Privilege
3
The Costs of Masculinity
5
Differences and Inequalities Among Men
6
Mens Responses to Historical Crises in the Gender Order
8
Mapping the Terrain
11
Organization of the Book
14
Essentialist Retreats
16
Socialist Feminist Men
55
Racial and Sexual Identity Politics
63
Racialized Masculinity Politics
64
Contradictions of Racialized Masculinity Politics
70
Gay Male Liberation
80
Backlash or Social Justice?
89
Contemporary Terrains of Gender Politics
90
Placing Multiracial Feminism at the Center of Political Discourse
103

The Mythopoetic Mens Movement
17
Promise Keepers
24
The Limits of The Male Sex Role
36
The Mens Rights Movement
41
Profeminist Engagements
49
REFERENCES
111
INDEX
127
About the Author
137
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JSTOR: Politics of Masculinities: Men in Movements
Politics of Masculinities: Men in Movements. Pp. xviii, 137. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. $35.00. Paperbound, $14.95. One of the most unexpected develop- ments ...
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Politics of Masculinities - details
Type: book Title: Politics of Masculinities Author: Messner, Michael A. Date: Library of Congress#: HQ1090.3 .M475 1997 Janre: cultural studies ...
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WGSS 294-01 / AMST 294-03 Manhood, Politics, and Social Change in ...
Politics of Masculinities: Men In Movements, Michael Messner (1997). Manliness and Civilization: A Cultural History of Gender and Race in the us, ...
www.macalester.edu/ americanstudies/ WGSS%20294%20syllabus.pdf

Hegemonic Masculinity Revisited
Politics of Masculinities: Men in Movements. by Michael A. Messner. Sage, 1997, i–xviii,. 137pp., pbk £12.50. R. eviewing these three volumes has been ...
www.blackwell-synergy.com/ doi/ pdf/ 10.1111/ 1468-0432.00069

USC College Department of Sociology
Politics of Masculinities: Men in Movements. Politics of Masculinities: Men in Movements/Alta Mira Press. Messner, ma, Sabo, df (1994). ...
www.usc.edu/ schools/ college/ soci/ people/ faculty1003528.html

FEMINISM AND CLASSICS IV
Politics of Masculinities: Men in Movements. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications. 41-48. This particular mode (minus overt anti-feminism) ...
www.stoa.org/ diotima/ essays/ fc04/ Masterson.html

Men and Gender Equality Jeff Heam (hearn@hankenji) EU Critical ...
Michael A. Messner (1997)Politics of Masculinities:Men in Movements, Thousand. Oaks, Ca.: Sage. Bill Moyer and Alan Tuttle (1983) Of/Their Backs ...
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Soc 295-01 Contested Masculinities
Messner, Politics of Masculinities: Men in Movements Schacht and Ewing, Feminism and Men: Reconstructing Gender Relations. A coursepack is under development ...
web.grinnell.edu/ courses/ soc/ s02/ soc295-01/ syllabus.html

Men's Project Collaborative: Quotes
Politics of Masculinities: Men in Movements. University of Southern California: Sage. (p. 6)]. Men share very unequally in the fruits of patriarchy; ...
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Men's Movements (The Men's Bibliography)
In Politics of Masculinities: Men in Movements. University of Southern California: Sage Publications. Minkowitz, Donna. (1995). In the Name of the Father. ...
mensbiblio.xyonline.net/ mensmovement.html

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