Gender, Youth and Culture: Young Masculinities and Femininities / Edition 1

Gender, Youth and Culture: Young Masculinities and Femininities / Edition 1

by Anoop Nayak, Mary Jane Kehily
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1403949778

ISBN-13: 9781403949776

Pub. Date: 11/27/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

The question of how boys become men or how girls become women may seem simple, but the answers can be complex. This new edition draws upon rich examples from research, popular media, and global accounts, to explore how gender is produced, consumed, regulated and performed in young lives today.

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The question of how boys become men or how girls become women may seem simple, but the answers can be complex. This new edition draws upon rich examples from research, popular media, and global accounts, to explore how gender is produced, consumed, regulated and performed in young lives today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403949776
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/27/2007
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.16(w) x 9.33(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements     ix
Understanding Gender and Youth: Concepts, Theory and Action
Introducing Gender     3
Gender Practices     4
Constructions of Childhood and Youth     6
Playing with Gender     9
Youth and Youth Studies     11
Structure     16
Conclusion     18
Researching Gender: Towards Global Ethnographies     20
Risk and Individualization     21
Globalization and the Postcolonial     24
Methods and Approaches: Biographies, Global Ethnographies and Cultural Studies Analysis     28
Biographies     28
Global Ethnographies - Mobile Subjects and Objects     30
Cultural Studies Analysis     34
Gender Relations in Late-Modernity: Young Masculinities in Crisis     37
Young Masculinities in Crisis: Rethinking the Dominant Paradigm     38
Young Men and Labour Market Transitions     40
Inside-Out     42
Falling Down     45
The Limits of Crisis     49
Conclusion     50
Gender Relations in Late-Modernity: Young Femininities and the New Girl Order     52
Bedroom Cultures     54
Rave Cultures     56
Post-feminism and Active Girlhood     59
New Practices of Intimacy     62
Back to the Future? Contemporary Representations of New Femininities, Women and Girls     67
Gender Makeovers     70
Gender and Sexual Economics     73
Conclusion     75
Gender in a Global Context     76
Sexuality, Carnival and the Postcolonial Spectacle     77
Sex, Youth and Subculture     82
Local-Global Youth Cultures     86
Gender, Ethnicity and Ritual     90
Conclusion     94
Performing Gender and Youth: Production, Regulation and Consumption
Producing and Regulating Gender     97
Workplaces Reworked     98
Bodies, Affect, Emotion and the Anatomy of Labour     102
Neighbourhoods: Race, Class and Spaces of Production     105
Schooling and the State: The Production and Regulation of Sex and Gender     109
Informal Cultures: Teachers, Students and the Struggle for Gender Power     116
Conclusion     124
Consuming Gender     126
Understanding Consumption     127
Popular Culture and Consumption     131
Magazines, Gender and the Circuit of Culture     134
Virtual Youth: New Technologies, Electronic Media and Cyber-Feminism     142
Television, Fandom and Film     145
Consuming Locally and Globally     149
Music, Dance and the Cosmopolitan     152
Conclusion     156
Performing Gender     157
Queering Identities     157
Subversion     160
Regulation     168
Embodiment     174
Conclusion     180
Ending Gender?     182
Female Masculinity     185
Making and Faking Sex     191
Closing Remarks     194
References     199
Index     209

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