Masculinity and Male Homosexuality in Britain, 1861-1913
By (author) Sean Brady
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Masculinity and Male Homosexuality in Britain, 1861-1913 by Sean Brady
Book DescriptionThis book is part of a new generation of historical research that challenges prevailing arguments for the medical and legal construction of male homosexual identities in late nineteenth and early twentieth-century Britain. British society could not tolerate the discussion necessary to form medical or legal concepts of 'the homosexual'. The development of masculinity as a social status is examined, for its influence in shaping societal attitudes towards sex and sexuality between men and fostering resistance to any kind of recognition of these phenomena. Imperatives to bolster masculinity as a social status precluded public recognition of the existence of sex and sexuality between men, even in terms that were hostile and pejorative.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403947130
(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 10-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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A challenge to dominant arguments for the medical and legal construction of male homosexual identities in late nineteenth and early twentieth-century Britain. Examines masculinity as a social status, and its influence in shaping attitudes towards sex and sexuality between men and in fostering resistance to the recognition of these phenomena.
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Author Biography - Sean Brady
SEAN BRADY is Lecturer in Modern British History at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK. He is convening editor for Palgrave Macmillan's series Genders and Sexualities in History.
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