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By Tim Edwards

Presenting a survey of the social, cultural and theoretical matters which encompass and tell our knowing of masculinity, this e-book explores the interface among conventional sociological ways and the paintings lined through extra post-structural, media-driven or cultural views.



Edwards popular for his paintings on representations of masculinities, makes use of grounded examples of the task marketplace and family violence to set his theoretical dialogue. He argues that there's a desire for extra discussion on males and masculinities among disciplines, and considers the validity of the troubles and anxieties which encompass masculinity within the modern global via a number of key subject matters, together with:




  • the new guy, the recent lad and ‘men’s movements’

  • men, masculinity and violence

  • marginalized masculinities: black masculinity and homosexual male sexuality

  • queer conception, performativity and style

  • cinema, illustration and the body.

One of the main entire and revolutionary reports of contemporary masculinity to be had, this publication should be crucial examining for college kids of gender, tradition and sociology.

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