Boys and their Toys: Masculinity, Class and Technology in America

Boys and their Toys: Masculinity, Class and Technology in America

by Roger Horowitz
     
 

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Negotiating the divide between "respectable manhood" and "rough manhood" this book explores masculinity at work and at play through provocative essays on labor unions, railroads, vocational training programs, and NASCAR racing.

Overview

Negotiating the divide between "respectable manhood" and "rough manhood" this book explores masculinity at work and at play through provocative essays on labor unions, railroads, vocational training programs, and NASCAR racing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781135304553
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/18/2013
Series:
Hagley Perspectives on Business and Culture
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Roger Horowitz is the associate director of the Hagley Museum and Library's Center for the History of Business, Technology and Society in Wilmington, Delaware. He is author of Negro and White Unite: A Social History Industrial Unionism in Meatpacking, and is editor of His and Hers: Gender Consumption, and Technology.

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