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Masculinities Reader by Stephen Whitehead
Book DescriptionThe Masculinities Reader provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to the key debates informing the study of masculinity. Structured in an accessible format, the book makes available in a single text some of the most important work on a range of subjects including male power; patriarchy; management and organizations; sexualities; gay friendships; sport; intimacy; identity; hegemonic masculinity; violence; schooling; language; homophobia; Black, Latino and Chicano masculinities; families; media; postmodernism; and subjectivity. The book opens with a substantive introductory chapter that looks at masculinity in crisis, post--feminism, mena s power, changing men, nature/nurture debates and concepts of identity. Recognizing the global dimensions of gender change, the book draws on research from many corners of the world. The Masculinities Reader is an essential text for students and researchers concerned with exploring men and masculinities. In providing a unique overview of an increasingly important field of sociological enquiry, this book will be an invaluable addition to students and academics in sociology, gender studies, cultural studies, and a range of other disciplines. Contributors include: Arthur Brittan, David Collinson, Bob Connell, Ralph Donald, David Gutterman, Jeff Hearn, Deborah Kerfoot, Scott Kiesling, Michael Kimmel, John MacInnes Richard Majors, Michael Messner, Alfredo Mirande, David Morgan, Peter Nardi and Lynne Segal.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780745626888
(235mm x 157mm x 34mm)
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 12-Nov-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Stephen Whitehead
Gender and Identity: Key Themes and New Directions, Paperback (February 2013)
A core text for courses in gender studies, which uses identity as an entry point for examining gender construction.
Men and Masculinities, Paperback (March 2002)
This text considers the key themes, concepts and writings informing the increasingly important area of the sociology of masculinity. It broaches a range of issues, including masculinity and materiality, masculinity in crisis, sexuality, male power, identity and the politics of masculinity.
Masculinities Reader, Paperback (November 2001)
* The first ever reader on masculinities * Examines masculinities from various cultural, national and social perspectives * Covers all the key themes: Power, Sexuality, Public Men, Private Men, Masculinity in Crisis.
Managing Professional Identities, Hardback (October 2001)» View all books by Stephen Whitehead
This book addresses the nature of current shifts in professional and managerial knowledge and practice, particularly in relation to power and accountability
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Author Biography - Stephen Whitehead
Stephen M. Whitehead is Lecturer in Education Studies at the University of Keele, and Frank J. Barrett is Associate Professor of Management and Organizational Behavior in the Graduate School of Business and Public Policy at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.
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