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.
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
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