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Masculinities and the Law: A Multidimensional Approach

Frank Rudy Cooper and Ann C. McGinley (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764039
eISBN:
9780814764046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764039.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

According to masculinities theory, masculinity is not a biological imperative but a social construction. Men engage in a constant struggle with other men to prove their masculinity. This book ... More


Masculinity at Work: Employment Discrimination through a Different Lens

Ann C. McGinley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780814796139
eISBN:
9780814764329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796139.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Masculinity at Work is a theoretical disposition and a practical guide for lawyers and judges on the interpretation of sex and race discrimination cases. It argues that fact finders should consider ... More


The Man Question: Male Subordination and Privilege

Nancy E. Dowd

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720059
eISBN:
9780814785379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720059.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Among the many important tools feminist legal theorists have given scholars is antiessentialism: all women are not created equal, and privilege varies greatly by circumstances, particularly that of ... More


Gender and the Forms and Experiences of Conflict

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Dina Francesca Haynes, and Naomi Cahn

in On the Frontlines: Gender, War, and the Post-Conflict Process

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195396645
eISBN:
9780199918416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396645.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter explores the multiplicity of roles that women and men occupy in both conflict and post-conflict settings. Section one starts by illustrating the tendency to essentialize women’s roles in ... More


Engendering International Intervention

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Dina Francesca Haynes, and Naomi Cahn

in On the Frontlines: Gender, War, and the Post-Conflict Process

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195396645
eISBN:
9780199918416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396645.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter sets forth existing methods of international intervention in order to better identify points at which post-conflict intervention can operate to unpack and recalibrate gender roles and ... More


Masculinities Theory and Practice

Nancy E. Dowd

in The Man Question: Male Subordination and Privilege

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720059
eISBN:
9780814785379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720059.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter provides an overview of masculinities scholarship and its importance in understanding not only masculinities, manhood, and men but also feminist theory. It considers the theoretical ... More


Masculinities’ Relationship to Title VII

Ann C. McGinley

in Masculinity at Work: Employment Discrimination through a Different Lens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780814796139
eISBN:
9780814764329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796139.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter introduces the reader to research on masculinities and multidimensional masculinities theory, and discusses generally how this body of research and theory can aid analysis of cases ... More


Market Force: Class, Violence, and Liminal Business on the Night-time Frontier

Dick Hobbs, Philip Hadfield, Stuart Lister, and Simon Winlow

in Bouncers: Violence and Governance in the Night-Time Economy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199288007
eISBN:
9780191700484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288007.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The concept of industrial masculinity and its connection to how the occupation of bouncing emerged is elaborated. Bouncers have their own patterns of relationship which proves that they establish a ... More


Men, Masculinities, and Feminist Theory

Nancy E. Dowd

in The Man Question: Male Subordination and Privilege

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720059
eISBN:
9780814785379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720059.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the traditional place of men in feminist theory as the essentialist holders of privilege. Feminist analysis challenges masculinities scholarship to remain focused on inequality, ... More


Toward a New Theory of Feminist Jurisprudence

Nancy E. Dowd

in The Man Question: Male Subordination and Privilege

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720059
eISBN:
9780814785379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720059.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the themes, theories, and strategies that masculinities scholarship suggests for feminist theory. In particular, it explains why the man question needs to be asked, and thus the ... More


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