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Masculinities in Theory. An Introduction. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 5224731
  • Book
  • January 2010
  • 248 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Masculinities in Theory is a clear, concise, and comprehensive introduction to the field of masculinity studies from a humanities perspective.  
  • Serves as a much-needed introduction to the field for students and scholars of cultural studies, literature, art, film, communication, history, and gender studies

  • Includes discussions of gay/queer, feminist, and gender studies in relation to masculinity

  • Covers the key theoretical approaches to the study of masculinity, and introduces new models

  • Explores the question ?What is masculinity and how does it work?? 

  • Looks at language, discourse, signification, power, cross-dressing, female, queer and transsexual masculinity, race and masculinity, nation and masculinity, interracial masculinities, and masculinities in history

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Introduction: The Study of Masculinity.

1. Theorizing Masculinity.

2. Social Masculinity and Triangulation.

3. Sexing Masculinity.

4. Theorizing the Male Body.

5. Masculinity in Disguise.

6. Non-Male Masculinities.

7. Masculinity and Racialized Subjectivities.

8. Masculinity and the Nation.

9. Interracial Masculinities.

10. Unstable Time: Masculinity in History.


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Todd W. Reeser University of Pittsburgh, USA.
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