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Handbook of Studies on Men and Masculinities - Michael S. Kimmel

Handbook of Studies on Men and Masculinities

By: Michael S. Kimmel (Editor), Robert W. Connell (Editor), Prof. Jeff Hearn (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st July 2004
ISBN: 9780761923695
Number Of Pages: 512

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The Handbook of Studies on Men and Masculinities is an interdisciplinary and international culmination of the growth of men's studies that also offers insight about future directions for the field. The Handbook provides a broad view of masculinities primarily across the social sciences, with the inclusion of important debates in some areas of the humanities and natural sciences. The various approaches presented in this Handbook range across different disciplines, theoretical perspectives, methodologies, and conceptualizations in relation to the topic of men. Editors Michael S. Kimmel, Jeff Hearn, and Robert W. Connell have assembled an esteemed group of contributors who are among the best-known experts in their particular fields. The Handbook of Studies on Men and Masculinities provides researchers, and students with the most current, incisive scholarship available for the men's studies area of gender studies. It is a vital resource for those interested in the practical or cultural issues about men, boys, and gender, as well as an excellent addition to any academic library.

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"Handbook of Men and Masculinities takes a broad approach to the topic and the editors openly acknowledge their efforts as a work in progress. Their goals are to establish definitions and demonstrate the range of the field. . . . this guide will prove a convenient starting point for many students." -- John R.M. Lawrence, Reference Librarian * Lawrence Looks at Books *

Theoretical Perspectives
Social Theories in Researching Men and Masculinities: Direct Gender Hierarchy and Structural Inequality
Men, Masculinities and Feminist Theory
Queering the Pitch? Gay Masculinities
Global And Regional Patterns
Globalization, Imperialism and Masculinities
Men in the Third World: Postcolonial Perspectives on Masculinity
Masculinities in Latin America
East Asian Masculinities
Men, Masculinities and 'Europe' - Committee for Research on Men and Masculinities in Europe (CROME)
Structures, Institutions And Processes
Class and Masculinity
Male Sexualities
Men, Masculinities, and Crime
Masculinities in Education
Boys and Men in Families: The Domestic Production of Gender, Power and Privilege
Fatherhood and Masculinities
'Gentlemen, the Lunchbox has Landed': Representations of Masculinities in Popular Media
Men and Masculinities in Work, Organizations and Management
Bodies, Selves, Discourses
Still a Man's World?: Studying Masculinities and Sport
Men's Health Studies: An Overview
Masculinities and Interpersonal Violence
Polysemous, Polymorphous Bodies: Masculinities and (non)-Normativity
Transgendering, Men and Masculinities
Globalization and its Mal(e)contents: The Gendered Moral Economy of Terrorism
War Militarism and Masculinities
Mullahs, Martyrs, and men: Conceptualizing Masculinity in the Islamic Republic of Iran
Men's Collective Struggles for Gender Justice: The Case of Anti-Violence Activism
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ISBN: 9780761923695
ISBN-10: 0761923691
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 512
Published: 1st July 2004
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.7  x 3.23
Weight (kg): 1.08

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