Boys and Their Toys?: Masculinity, Technology, and Class in America

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Roger Horowitz
Psychology Press, 2001 - Social Science - 282 pages
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Negotiating the divide between "respectable manhood" and "rough manhood" this book explores masculinity at work and at play through provocative essays on labor unions, railroads, vocational training programs, and NASCAR racing.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Work Play and Power
13
lb Make Men out of Crude Material
33
Now That We Have Girls in the Office
55
Rereading Mans Conquest of Nature
91
Building Better Men
111
Masculine Guidance
169
Manhood at Play
199
Masculinity the Auto Racing Fraternity
229
Rights of Men Rites of Passage
251
Contributors 273
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Roger Horowitz is the associate director of the Hagley Museum and Library's Center for the History of Business, Technology and Society in Wilmington, Delaware. He is author of Negro and White Unite: A Social History Industrial Unionism in Meatpacking, and is editor of His and Hers: Gender Consumption, and Technology.

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