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
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.