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Contemporary Masculinities
Language: en
Pages: 92
Authors: Brendan Gough
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-19 - Publisher: Springer

This book assesses the construction of masculinities in relation to appearance, embodiment and emotions by drawing on perspectives in psychology, sociology, gender studies and public health. Brendan Gough questions conventional assumptions about masculinity and men’s health and responds to recent trends in critical studies of masculinities which discuss ‘positive’ or
Young Men Navigating Contemporary Masculinities
Language: en
Pages: 206
Authors: Karla Elliott
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-25 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book explores navigations of contemporary masculinities amongst young, advantaged men living in Australia and Germany. Taking an intersectional approach, the book argues that more open, egalitarian forms of masculinity, such as caring masculinities, are fostered by marginalised groups. Elliott investigates ways in which privileged men can move towards this
Contemporary Masculinities in the UK and the US
Language: en
Pages: 243
Authors: Stefan Horlacher, Kevin Floyd
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-26 - Publisher: Springer

This book is about ways to understand masculinity as systemic and corporeal, structural and performative all at once. It argues that the tension between an understanding of “masculinity” in the singular and “masculinities” in the plural poses a problem that can better be understood in relation to a concomitant tension:
Contemporary Masculinities in Fiction, Film and Television
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Brian Baker
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-29 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

While masculinity has been an increasingly visible field of study within several disciplines (sociology, literary studies, cultural studies, film and tv) over the last two decades, it is surprising that analysis of contemporary representations of the first part of the century has yet to emerge. Professor Brian Baker, evolving from
Prison Masculinities
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Tess Bartlett, Rosemary Ricciardelli
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-09-14 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This edited book explores prison masculinities, drawing from a wide range of international researchers to highlight how masculinities may divert from the "hypermasculine" or macho typology typically found in the prison masculinities literature. The book includes a diverse selection of writing on masculinities "in" and "of" prison; masculinities experienced by