Cultures of Masculinity
By (author) Tim Edwards
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Cultures of Masculinity by Tim Edwards
Book DescriptionPresenting a survey of the social, cultural and theoretical issues which surround and inform our understanding of masculinity, this book explores the interface between traditional sociological approaches and the work covered by more post-structural, media-driven or cultural perspectives. Edwards well known for his work on representations of masculinities, uses grounded examples of the job market and domestic violence to set his theoretical discussion. He argues that there is a need for more dialogue on men and masculinities between disciplines, and considers the validity of the concerns and anxieties which surround masculinity in the contemporary world through a range of key topics, including: * the new man, the new lad and 'men's movements' * men, masculinity and violence * marginalized masculinities: black masculinity and gay male sexuality * queer theory, performativity and fashion * cinema, representation and the body. One of the most comprehensive and progressive studies of modern masculinity available, this book will be essential reading for students of gender, culture and sociology.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415284806
(234mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 8-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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A comprehensive guide to the key theories, perspectives and developments in the field of fashion. It covers such topics as: men's fashion, masculinity and the suit; women's fashion and the role of sexuality; children, the body and fashion; the role of celebrity and designer label culture; and, globalisation and the production of fashion.
Cultures of Masculinity, Paperback (December 2005)
Presenting a survey of the social, cultural and theoretical issues surrounding our understanding of masculinity, this book explores the interface between traditional sociological approaches and the work covered by more post-structural, media-driven or cultural perspectives. It is a useful reading for students of gender, culture and sociology.
Contradictions of Consumption, Paperback (September 2000)
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Erotics and Politics, Hardback (January 1994)» View all books by Tim Edwards
Aims to provide an interface between the study of sexuality (particularly gay male studies) and gender (primarily feminism). In doing so, the text covers a wide range of issues of concern to gay and feminist movements, including gay liberational sexuality, pornography, promiscuity and AIDS
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Author Biography - Tim Edwards
Tim Edwards is a lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the University of Leicester. His primary research interests include gender studies, and particularly analyses of masculinity, sexuality, fashion and consumer culture, the interface between social and cultural theory, and social divisions.
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