Critically exploring the ways in which men and masculinities are commonly theorized, this multidisciplinary text opens up a discussion around such relationships, and shows that, as with feminisms, there is a diversity of theoretical traditions. It draws on a variety of examples, and explores new directions in the complexities of diverse male identities and emotional lives across different histories, cultures and traditions. This book:
Written in a practical, versatile manner by an established author in this field, it points to new directions in thinking, and makes essential reading for advanced undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers in the fields of sociology, gender studies, politics, philosophy and psychology.
1. Introduction Transforming Masculinities: Cultures, Power and Sexualities 2. Masculinities, Culture And Difference/s 3. Masculinities, Power And Social Movements 4. Rethinking Male Violence 5. Authority, Hegemony And Emotional Life 6. Honour, Shame, Nature And Peace 7. Negotiating Gender And Sexed Identities 8. Fatherhood, Class, ‘Race’, Power And Sex 9. Diasporas, Histories, Drugs And Love 10. Memories, Bodies And Hidden Injuries 11. Narratives, Relationships, Drugs And Violence 12. Conclusions: Gender, Power, Ethics And Love