×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

The Masculinity Studies Reader / Edition 1
     

The Masculinity Studies Reader / Edition 1

by Rachel Adams
 

See All Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0631226591

ISBN-13: 9780631226598

Pub. Date: 02/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

The Masculinity Studies Reader brings together widely-read and -cited work by key theorists in a new context that is intended simultaneously to establish the contours of and to raise questions about masculinity as a field of academic inquiry.

Overview

The Masculinity Studies Reader brings together widely-read and -cited work by key theorists in a new context that is intended simultaneously to establish the contours of and to raise questions about masculinity as a field of academic inquiry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631226598
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/2002
Series:
KeyWorks in Cultural Studies Series , #5
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Editors’ Acknowledgments.

Introduction (Rachel Adams and David Savran).

Part I: Eroticism.

Introduction.

1. Some Psychological Consequences of the Anatomical Distinction between the Sexes (Sigmund Freud).

2. Masochism and Male Subjectivity (Kaja Silverman).

3. Subject Honor, Object Shame (Roger Lancaster).

4. The Democratic Body: Prostitution and Citizenship in Classical Athens (David Halperin).

Part II: Social Sciences.

Introduction.

5. Deep Play: Notes on the Balinese Cockfight (Clifford Geertz).

6. Toward a New Sociology of Masculinity (Tim Carrigan, Bob Connell, and John Lee).

7. The Fraternal Social Contract (Carole Pateman).

8. The Birth of the Self-made Man (Michael Kimmel).

Part III: Representations. .

Introduction.

9. The Beast in the Closet: James and the Writing of Homosexual Panic (Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick).

10. The Woman Warrior versus The Chinaman Pacific: Must a Chinese American Critic Choose between Feminism and Heroism (King-Kok Cheung).

11. Skin Head Sex Thing: Racial Difference and the Homoerotic Imaginary (Kobena Mercer).

12. Bonds of (In)Difference (Robyn Wiegman).

Part IV: Empire and Modernity.

Introduction.

13. The Fact of Blackness (Frantz Fanon).

14. The History of Masculinity (R. W. Connell).

15. The White Man's Muscles (Richard Dyer).

16. What Does a Jew Want? or, The Political Meaning of the Phallus (Daniel Boyarin).

17. The Economy of Colonial Desire (Revathi Krishnaswamy).

18. Male Gender and Rituals of Resistance in the Palestinian Intifada (Julie Peteet).

Part V: Borders.

Introduction.

19. Homosexuality and the Signs of Male Friendship in Elizabethan England (Alan Bray).

20. An Introduction to Female Masculinity (Judith Halberstam).

21. "That Sexe Which Prevaileth" (Anne Fausto-Sterling).

22. The Gender of Brazilian Transgendered Prostitutes (Don Kulick).

Index.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews