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Sheltering Women: Negotiating Gender and Violence in Northern Italy

Sonja Plesset

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753012
eISBN:
9780804767866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753012.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Residents of Parma, Italy pride themselves on their sophistication and connection to European modernity. But despite a reputation for civility, intimate partner violence continues to take place, ... More


Introduction: Male Confessions

in Male Confessions: Intimate Revelations and the Religious Imagination

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804768993
eISBN:
9780804773430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768993.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book examines confessions by men as a particular style of gendered writing, and the related issues of religiosity and masculinity. From St. Augustine to Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Calel Perechodnik, ... More


Outlook: The Power to Name Oneself into Being

in Male Confessions: Intimate Revelations and the Religious Imagination

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804768993
eISBN:
9780804773430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768993.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book has explored how men present, perform, and reflect upon themselves through confessions. The male confessant invests in particular self-revelations and in particular choices of opening ... More


Cleansing Honor with Blood: Masculinity, Violence, and Power in the Backlands of Northeast Brazil, 1845–1889

Martha Santos

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774567
eISBN:
9780804778480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774567.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book offers a critical reinterpretation of male violence, patriarchy, and machismo in rural Latin America. It focuses on the lives of lower-class men and women, known as sertanejo/as, in the ... More


The Sexual Turn in Modernist Fiction of Fin de Siècle Europe

in Literary Passports: The Making of Modernist Hebrew Fiction in Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770644
eISBN:
9780804777247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770644.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The issues of sexuality and gender roles became prevalent during the fin de siècle and in subsequent years, during which period Hebrew and Yiddish writers explored the ways that erotic desire played ... More


“I Am So Weak and My Desire Is So Strong”: The Crisis of (Jewish) Masculinity

in Literary Passports: The Making of Modernist Hebrew Fiction in Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770644
eISBN:
9780804777247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770644.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter discusses the ways in which modernist Hebrew writers deal with the widespread European crisis of masculinity. While Yosef Chaim Brenner and David Fogel focused their writing on ... More


Socialist Construction, the Luftmentsh, and the New Jew

in Music from a Speeding Train: Jewish Literature in Post-Revolution Russia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774437
eISBN:
9780804779043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774437.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Using the concept of gender, masculinity, and the body, this chapter explores how Jewish literature imagines a new political order in the Soviet Union. The reconstruction of the Jewish male body is ... More


Introduction

in Cleansing Honor with Blood: Masculinity, Violence, and Power in the Backlands of Northeast Brazil, 1845–1889

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774567
eISBN:
9780804778480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774567.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the violence and masculinity of free poor men in Ceará, Brazil, during the period from 1845 to 1889. This volume explores ... More


A Changing World: Deprivation, Dislocation, and the Disruption of Honorable Masculinity, 1865–89

in Cleansing Honor with Blood: Masculinity, Violence, and Power in the Backlands of Northeast Brazil, 1845–1889

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774567
eISBN:
9780804778480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774567.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the impact of economic, political, and social transformations on the sertanejo men during the period from 1865 to 1869. It investigates how pressures in the material condition ... More


Masculinity Challenged and Affirmed: Autonomous Women, Men, and Violent Patriarchy, 1865–89

in Cleansing Honor with Blood: Masculinity, Violence, and Power in the Backlands of Northeast Brazil, 1845–1889

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774567
eISBN:
9780804778480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774567.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines how the masculinity of sertanejo men was challenged by women during the period of economic changes in 1865 to 1869. It explains that the autonomous women challenged the men's ... More


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