Representing Men

Representing Men

by Kenneth MacKinnon
     
 

Taking its cue from the greater visibility of men's studies in the last decade, this comprehensive volume focuses on the various ways that mass media do not so much "reflect" masculinity in society as "teach" it by creating or reinforcing its own idealized images. Encompassing a wide-spectrum of research particularly from the last twenty years, this book shows the

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Taking its cue from the greater visibility of men's studies in the last decade, this comprehensive volume focuses on the various ways that mass media do not so much "reflect" masculinity in society as "teach" it by creating or reinforcing its own idealized images. Encompassing a wide-spectrum of research particularly from the last twenty years, this book shows the range of masculine identities. While these publications normally deal with one specific medium, the present study considers four distinct mediums of mass media: movies, television, advertising, and sports coverage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340808337
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
06/27/2003
Series:
An Arnold Publication Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.31(d)

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