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Men and masculinity : the basics /

By: Series: Basics (Routledge (Firm))Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2017Description: 185 pages ; 21 cmISBN:
  • 9781138790377
  • 9781138790360
  • 1138790362
  • 1138790370
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • HQ1090 .E315 2017
Contents:
Man-watching -- Coming to terms with men & masculinity -- The male body -- Men and work -- Men and fatherhood -- Male sexuality -- Male violence.
Summary: Men and Masculinity: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the academic study of masculinity which outlines the key ideas and most pressing issues concerning the field today. Providing readers with a framework for understanding these issues, it explores the ways that masculinity has been understood in the Social Sciences and Humanities to date. Addressing theories which view masculinity as being in a permanent state of flux and crisis, it explores such problem areas as: the male body; men and work; men and fatherhood; male sexuality; male violence. With a glossary of key terms, case studies reflecting the most important studies in the field of masculinity research and suggestions for further study, Men and Masculinity: The Basics is an essential read for anyone approaching the study of masculinity for the first time.
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Book Book Whitecliffe Library General Shelves General HQ 1090 EDL (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 0016076

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Man-watching -- Coming to terms with men & masculinity -- The male body -- Men and work -- Men and fatherhood -- Male sexuality -- Male violence.

Men and Masculinity: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the academic study of masculinity which outlines the key ideas and most pressing issues concerning the field today. Providing readers with a framework for understanding these issues, it explores the ways that masculinity has been understood in the Social Sciences and Humanities to date. Addressing theories which view masculinity as being in a permanent state of flux and crisis, it explores such problem areas as: the male body; men and work; men and fatherhood; male sexuality; male violence. With a glossary of key terms, case studies reflecting the most important studies in the field of masculinity research and suggestions for further study, Men and Masculinity: The Basics is an essential read for anyone approaching the study of masculinity for the first time.

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