Originally published in 1998, The "Man" Question in International Relations looks the prevalence of man in the world of international relations. The book argues that, focusing on women as a way of changing the gender of international relations can position women as "the problem." The authors of this book suggest that the problem is not "woman" but "man." Rather than highlighting the absences and presence of women in the theories and practices of international relations, the authors concentrate on questioning the practices of masculinities, the hegemony of men, and the subject of "man." In this way, they hope to destabilize the field in ways that "adding women and stirring" has not.
Introduction: From the "Woman" Question to the "Man" Question in International Relations, Marysia Zalewski
1. "New Times" and New Conversations, V. Spike Peterson and Jacqui True
2. Masculinist Practices and Gender Politics: The Operation of Multiple Masculinities in International Relations, Charlotte Hooper
3. "Unacceptable Conclusions" and the "Man" Question: Masculinity, Gender, and International Relations, Steve Smith
4. Masculinity and the Fear of Emasculation in International Relations Theory, Lucian M. Ashworth and Larry A. Swatuk
5. Six Masculine Roles in International Relations and their Interconnection: A Personal Investigation, Craig N. Murphy
6. Tough and Tender: New World Order Masculinity and the Gulf War, Steve Niva
7. Gays in the Military: Texts and Subtexts, Carol Cohn
8. Something’s Missing: Male Hysteria and the U.S. Invasion of Panama, Cynthia Webber
9. Sex, Power, and the Grail of Positive Collaboration, Ralph Pettman
10. "Masculinity," "Femininity," and "International Relations": Or Who Goes to the "Moon" with Bonaparte and the Adder?, Christine Sylvester
Conclusion: New Thoughts and New Directions for the "Man" Question in International Relations, Jane Parpart
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