Gay Masculinities / Edition 1

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Overview

How do gay men respond to controlling notions of masculinity in society and stereotypes of gay sexuality? This book explores the ways in which gay men in the United States engage in, contest and modify these notions and develop a sense of masculine identity. The book examines the creation of identity through the everyday lives of gay men: their work; home; community; and relationships.

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Sociologists and psychologists explore how contemporary gay men in the US engage in, contest, and modify controlling notions of masculinity. Among their perspectives are instrumentality and intimacy in gay men's friendships with straight men, domestic violence and the pursuit of masculinity, religion and masculinity in Latino gay lives, and HIV- positive men and the buff agenda. Some focus on particular groups, including working-class, Asian-American, Latino, and female impersonators. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761915256
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 11/1/1999
  • Series: SAGE Series on Men and Masculinity , #13
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 0.62 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

Table of Contents

"Anything for a sis, Mary" - Peter M Nardi
An Introduction to Gay Men and Masculinities
PART ONE: MASCULINITIES IN GAY RELATIONSHIPS
Seeking Sexual Lives - Matt G Mutchler
Gay Youth and Masculinity Tensions
"One of the Guys" - Dwight Fee
Instrumentality and Intimacy in Gay Men's Friendships with Straight Men
Gay Male Domestic Violence and the Pursuit of Masculinity - J Michael Cruz
PART TWO: MASCULINITIES IN EVERYDAY GAY LIFE
Risk and Masculinity in the Everyday Lives of Gay Men - Thomas J Linneman
Religion and Masculinity in Latino Gay Lives - Eric M Rodriguez and Suzanne C Ouellette
Masculinity in the Age of AIDS - Perry N Halkitis
HIV Seropositive Gay Men and the "Buff Agenda"
Queer Sexism - Jane Ward
Rethinking Gay Men and Masculinity
PART THREE: MASCULINITIES IN DIVERSE GAY GROUPS
Masculinity Among Working Class Gay Males - Donald C Barrett
Asian American Gay Men's (Dis)claim on Masculinity - Shinhee Han
Entre Hombres/Between Men - Lionel Cantu
Latino Masculinities and Homosexualities
Gay Female Impersonators and the Masculine Construction of "Other" - Steven P Schacht

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