Feminism and Masculinities (Oxford Readings in Feminism)

Feminism and Masculinities (Oxford Readings in Feminism)

By: Peter F. Murphy (editor)Paperback

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This Reader provides an international mixture of the best classic foundational pieces and recent key works that investigate masculinity from a feminist perspective. The chapters examine a wide range of topics including gay liberation, the men's movement, black and working-class masculinities, homophobia and the Internet.

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Peter F. Murphy is the Chair of the Department of English and Philosophy at Murray State University. His most recent book, Studs, Tools and the Family Jewels: Metaphors Men Live By, was published in 2001 by the University of Wisconsin Press. In 1994, New York University Press published his edited collection of essays, Fictions of Masculinity: Crossing Cultures, Crossing Sexualities. He is currently editing a book series for the University of Wisconsin Press entitled 'Critical Masculinities'.


PART 1 ; 1970-1985 ; 1. On Male Liberation ; 2. A Gay Manifesto ; 3. Toward Gender Justice ; 4. Learning from Women ; 5. Men's Power with Women, other Men, and Society: A Men's Movement Analysis ; 6. Excerpts from 'The Limits of Masculinity: Male Identity and Women's Liberation' ; 7. Hopes and Dreams: Creating a Men's Politics ; 8. Excerpts from 'White Hero Black Beast: Racism, Sexism and the Mask of Masculinity' ; 9. Shop Floor Culture, Masculinity and the Wage Form ; 10. Excerpts from 'Black Masculinity: The Black Male's Role in American Society' ; 11. Excerpts from 'Holy Virility: the Social Construction of Masculinity' ; PART 2 ; 1985 - THE PRESENT ; 12. Toward a New Sociology of Masculinity ; 13. Men Loving Men: the Challenge of Gay Liberation ; 14. Masculinity as Homophobia: Fear, Shame and Silence in the Construction of Gender Identity ; 15. What is Problematic about Masculinities? ; 16. Displaying the Phallus: Masculinity and the Performance of Sexuality on the Internet ; 17. Racial Warriors and Weekend Warriors: The Construction of Masculinity in Mythopoetic and White Supremacist Dicourse ; 18. 'Muslim Brothers, Black lads, traditional Asians': British Muslim Young Men's Constructions of Race, Religion, and Masculinity ; 19. Envisioning (Black) Male Feminism: A Cross-Cultural Perspective

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/07/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780199267248
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 416
  • ID: 9780199267248
  • weight: 385
  • ISBN10: 0199267243

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