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Manhood in America: A Cultural History / Edition 3

Manhood in America: A Cultural History / Edition 3

by Michael Kimmel
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    ISBN-13: 2900199781552
    Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
    Publication date: 03/04/2011
    Edition description: Older Edition
    Pages: 392
    Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

    About the Author

    Michael Kimmel is Professor of Sociology at Stony Brook University, State University of New York. A leading researcher and writer on gender and men and masculinity, he is the author of numerous books and articles, including The Gendered Society, Fourth Edition (OUP, 2010), The Gendered Society Reader, Fourth Edition (with Amy Aronson, OUP, 2010), and Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men (2009).

    Table of Contents

    1. The Birth of the Self-Mad Man
    2. Born to Run: Self-Control and Fantasies of Escape
    3. Men at Work: Captains of Industry, White Collars, and the Faceless Crowd
    4. Playing for Keeps: Masculinity as Recreation and the Re-Creation of Masculinity
    5. A Room of His Own: Socializing the New Man
    6. Muscles, Money and the M-F Test: Measuring Masculinity Between the Wars
    7. "Temporary About Myself": White-Collar Conformists and Suburban Playboys, 1945-1960
    8. The Masculine Mystique
    9. Wimps, Whiners, and Weekend Warriors: The Contemporary Crisis of Masculinity and Beyond
    10. From Anxiety to Anger Since the 1990s: The "Self-Made Man" Becomes "Angry White Man"
    Epilogue: Masculinity in the Age of Obama

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