By (author) Victor J. Seidler
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Man Enough by Victor J. Seidler
Book DescriptionIn this book, one of the leading contributors to the growing debate about men, masculinities and sexual politics, Victor J Seidler, criticizes the Enlightenment coupling of white, heterosexual masculinity with 'reason'. He argues that in modern society masculinity can never be taken for granted. Men must always prove that they are 'man enough' to cope in the 'correct' way with the problems and challenges of everyday life. Seidler believes that men have to break this chain of obligations to the Enlightenment notion of masculinity. Through engaging with men's diverse relationships with their bodies, sexualities, emotional lives, feelings and desires, Seidler explores ways of affirming masculinities while critically engaging with the power that men have in the wider society. The book is also a contribution to antisexist politics. Seidler is interested in taking on those forms of men's politics which find it difficult to engage with men's power and society and also those who take it for granted that male power is normal and natural.He seeks to recognize both the power that white, heterosexual masculinities have in shaping forms of philosophy and social theory while at the same time recognizing that masculinity cannot be simply defined as a relationship of power.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780761954088
(156mm x 234mm x 13mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Sep-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Victor J. Seidler
Young Men and Masculinities, Paperback (July 2006)
Victor J. Seidler, one of the leading contributors to the growing debate about masculinities, turns his attention to the lives of young men and their understandings of themselves as gendered beings.
Transforming Masculinities, Paperback (October 2005)
Exploring the ways in which men and masculinities are commonly theorized, this text discusses such relationships, and shows that, as with feminisms, there is a diversity of theoretical traditions. It also explores directions in the complexities of male identities and emotional lives, across different histories, cultures, and traditions.
Unreasonable Men, Paperback (December 1993)
Seidler argues that the identification of masculinity with reason has played a central role in Western social theory and philosophy. Reason is defined in opposition to nature, and mind set against body, as men have learnt to take their reason for granted.
Men, Sex and Relationships, Paperback (June 1992)» View all books by Victor J. Seidler
Drawn from contributions to the magazine Achilles Heel this book provides the reader with helpful and illuminating material on men's relationships with others.
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