Men and Masculinity : The Basics
185 p. 20 cm
This is an accseeible introduction to the academic study of masculinity which outlines they key ideas and most pressing issues concerning in the field today.
Men and Masculinity: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the academic study of masculinity which outlines the key ideas and most pressing issues concerning the field today. Providing readers with a framework for understanding these issues, it explores the ways that masculinity has been understood in the Social Sciences and Humanities to date. Addressing theories which view masculinity as being in a permanent state of flux and crisis, it explores such problem areas as: the male body men and work men and fatherhood male sexuality male violence. With a glossary of key terms, case studies reflecting the most important studies in the field of masculinity research and suggestions for further study, Men and Masculinity: The Basics is an essential read for anyone approaching the study of masculinity for the first time.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements Part 1 1. Man-watching 2. Coming to terms with men and masculinity Part 2 3. The male body 4. Men and work 5. Men and fatherhood 6. Male sexuality 7. Male violence Glossary References