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  • Jewishness and Masculinity from the Modern to the Postmodern

    By Neil R. Davison

    This study examines the impact of racial, gender, and religious constructs of Jewish masculinity on a select group of male writers including George Du Maurier, Theodor Herzl, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, and Philip Roth during the Modernist and Postmodern eras. In reading the work of these…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Language and Masculinities

    Performances, Intersections, Dislocations

    Edited by Tommaso M. Milani

    This volume showcases cutting-edge research in the linguistic and discursive study of masculinities, comprising the first significant edited collection on language and masculinities since Johnson and Meinhof’s 1997 volume. Overall, the chapters are linked together by a critical analytical…

    Hardback – 2014-12-18
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

  • Manhood Acts

    Gender and the Practices of Domination

    By Michael Schwalbe

    In Manhood Acts Michael Schwalbe offers a new perspective on the social construction of manhood and its relationship to male domination. Schwalbe argues that study of masculinity has lost touch with its feminist roots and has been seduced by the politically safe notion of 'multiple masculinities'.…

    Paperback – 2014-10-30

  • Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters

    C. L. Dellums and the Fight for Fair Treatment and Civil Rights

    By Robert L Allen

    The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters created a sea of change in labour and race relations in the US. For the first time in US history, a black labour union played a central role in shaping labor and civil rights policy. Based on interviews and archival research, this new book tells the story of…

    Hardback – 2014-04-24

  • Gender, Modernity and Male Migrant Workers in China

    Becoming a 'Modern' Man

    By Xiaodong Lin

    Rural-urban migration within China has transformed and reshaped rural people’s lives during the past few decades, and has been one of the most visible phenomena of the economic reforms enacted since the late 1970s. Whilst Feminist scholars have addressed rural women’s experience of struggle and…

    Hardback – 2013-04-04
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Challenging Hegemonic Masculinity

    By Richard Howson

    In the past twenty years there has been a growing interest in the issues surrounding men and masculinity. Driven primarily by the second-wave feminist critique of the legitimacy or hegemony of masculine practice and culture, the hegemony of men in social spheres such as the family, law, and the…

    Paperback – 2012-09-19
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Man

    Psychoanalysis and Masculinity

    By Donald Moss

    Images and ideas associated with masculinity are forever in flux. In this book, Donald Moss addresses the never-ending effort of men—regardless of sexual orientation—to shape themselves in relation to the unstable notion of masculinity. Part 1 looks at the lifelong labor faced by boys and men of…

    Paperback – 2012-05-21

  • Gender Diversity in Indonesia

    Sexuality, Islam and Queer Selves

    By Sharyn Graham Davies

    Indonesia provides particularly interesting examples of gender diversity. Same-sex relations, transvestism and cross-gender behaviour have long been noted amongst a wide range of Indonesian peoples. This book explores the nature of gender diversity in Indonesia, and with the world’s largest Muslim…

    Paperback – 2011-11-04
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Homosexuality and Manliness in Postwar Japan

    By Jonathan D. Mackintosh

    Japan’s first professionally produced, commercially marketed and nationally distributed gay lifestyle magazine, Barazoku (‘The Rose Tribes’), was launched in 1971. Publicly declaring the beauty and normality of homosexual desire, Barazoku electrified the male homosexual world whilst scandalising…

    Paperback – 2011-04-20
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • The New Politics of Masculinity

    Men, Power and Resistance

    By Fidelma Ashe

    The field of masculinities research continues to expand, and has become increasingly complex. Much of the contemporary analysis of men, masculinity and power has been influenced by the work of a number of profeminist writers who have been leading figures in developing new political interventions…

    Paperback – 2011-02-02
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Boycotts and Dixie Chicks

    Creative Political Participation at Home and Abroad

    By Andrew S. McFarland

    Boycotts and Dixie Chicks introduces the concept of 'creative political participation', collective political actions which do not use traditional methods and which are innovative, collaborative and creative in character. Andrew S. McFarland discusses creative participation on issues concerning the…

    Hardback – 2010-09-20

  • Hegemonic Masculinities and Camouflaged Politics

    Unmasking the Bush Dynasty and Its War Against Iraq

    By James W. Messerschmidt

    Analyzing the speeches of the two Bush presidencies, this book presents a new conceptualization of hegemonic masculinity by making the case for a multiplicity of hegemonic masculinites locally, regionally, and globally. This book outlines how state leaders may appeal to particular hegemonic…

    Paperback – 2010-05-20

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