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Addressing the problem of men's violence to known women, this book considers the scale of, and critically reviews the theoretical frameworks used to explain this violence. From the perspective of 'critical studies on men', Jeff Hearn discusses issues, challenges and possible research methods for those researching violence. He draws on extensive research to analyze the various ways in which men describe, deny, justify and excuse their violence, and considers the complex interaction between doing violence and talking about violence. The book concludes with a summary of the key issues for theory, politics, policy and practice.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780803979406
ISBN-10: 0803979401
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 8-Jul-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jeff R. Hearn

Jeff Hearn is currently Guest Faculty Research Professor in the Humanities and Social Sciences, based in Gender Studies and the Centre for Feminist Social Studies, Orebro University, Professor of Management and Organization, Hanken School of Economics, Professor of Sociology, University of Huddersfield, and a UK Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences. His recent research has focused on transnational change. He has been at the forefront of critical research on men and masculinities, and has published extensively on sociology, organizations, management, policy, gender, sexualities, violences, cultural studies, and autoethnography. His many books include: 'Sex' at 'Work' (with Wendy Parkin, 1987/1995); The Gender of Oppression (1987), Men in the Public Eye (1992); The Violences of Men (1998); The Handbook of Studies on Men and Masculinities (edited with Michael Kimmel and Raewyn Connell, 2005), European Perspectives on Men and Masculinities (with Keith Pringle and CROME, 2006/2009), Men and Masculinities in Europe (with Keith Pringle et al., 2006/2013), Sex, Violence and the Body (edited with Viv Burr, 2008), The Limits of Gendered Citizenship (edited with Elzbieta Oleksy and Dorota Golanska, 2011), Men and Masculinities around the World (edited with Elisabetta Ruspini, Bob Pease and Keith Pringle, 2011), and Rethinking Transnational Men (edited with Marina Blagojevic and Katherine Harrison, 2013). His latest book is Men of the World: Genders, Globalizations, Transnational Times (SAGE, 2015). He is Managing Co-editor of Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality book series, Co-editor of NORMA: International Journal of Masculinity Studies, and Associate Editor of Gender, Work and Organization. He was formerly Co-editor of Men and Masculinities for many years; Head of Applied Social Studies, University of Bradford; Research Professor, University of Manchester; Professor of Gender Studies (Critical Studies on Men), Linkoping University; Professor II, Sociology, Oslo University; and has been Visiting Professor at many universities. Jeff Hearn has been strongly involved in North-South and European research and policy collaborations, such as the CROME, CAHRV, genSET, GenPORT, and Study on the Role of Men in Gender Equality EU projects, as well as profeminist and related activism over many years.

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