Boyhoods: Rethinking Masculinities

Boyhoods: Rethinking Masculinities

by Ken Corbett


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300171211
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 03/29/2011
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Ken Corbett is Clinical Assistant Professor at the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis and an analyst in practice with adults and children in New York City. He lives in New York.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

Part I Boys, Masculinity, and the Family

Chapter 1 Little Hans: Masculinity Foretold 19

Chapter 2 Nontraditional Family Reverie: Masculinity Unfolds 52

Part II Boys, Masculinity, and Gender's Divide

Chapter 3 Boyhood Femininity: Masculine Presuppositions and the Anxiety of Regulation 87

Chapter 4 Trans States: Feminine Boys and the Therapeutic Scene of Address 120

Part III Boys, Masculinity, and Phallic Narcissism

Chapter 5 Faggot=Loser: Phallic Narcissism as Defense 173

Chapter 6 Fantastic Phallicism: Recognition, Relation, and Phallic Narcissism 208

Notes 235

References 249

Index 265

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