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Men, Masculinity and the Media : Guides to Major Social Science Data Bases, - Steve Craig

Men, Masculinity and the Media

Guides to Major Social Science Data Bases,

By: Steve Craig (Editor)

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Published: 1st April 1992
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Although studies of men and masculinity have gained momentum, little has been published that focuses on the media and their relationship to men "as "men. Men, Masculinity and the Media addresses this shortcoming. Scholars from across the social sciences investigate past media research on men and masculinity. They also examine how the media serve to construct masculinities, how men and their relationships have been depicted and how men respond to media images. From comic books and rock music to film and television, this groundbreaking volume scrutinizes the interrelationship among men, the media and masculinity.

Introduction
Considering Men and the Media
Past Study on Men and the Media
Masculinity as Fact
A Review of Empirical Mass Communication Research on Masculinity
Masculinity as Signs
Poststructuralist Feminist Approaches to the Study of Gender
Case Studies of Media and Masculinities
Metal Men and Glamour Boys
Gender Performance in Heavy Metal
Superman/Superboys/Supermen
The Comic Book Hero as Socializing Agent
Beer Commercials
A Manual on Masculinity
Representations of Men's Relationships
Buddies and Pals
A History of Male Friendships on Prime Time Television
From 'Good Times' to 'The Cosby Show'
Perceptions of Changing Televised Images Among Black Fathers and Sons
Masculinity and Machismo in Hollywood's War Films
Men, Media and the Gender Order
When Men Put on Appearances
Advertising and the Social Construction of Masculinity
Men and the News Media
The Male Presence and Its Effect
Images of Men in Sport Media
The Social Reproduction of Gender Order
Reading Mediated Masculinity
Redesigning Men
Hegemonic Masculinity in Transition
Gaze Out of Bounds
Men Watching Men on Television
The Transatlantic Gaze
Masculinities, Youth and the American Imaginary
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ISBN: 9780803941632
ISBN-10: 0803941633
Series: Guides to Major Social Science Data Bases,
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st April 1992
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.39 x 15.09  x 1.83
Weight (kg): 0.4