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Corporeal Intentions

Stephen Amico

in Roll Over, Tchaikovsky!: Russian Popular Music and Post-Soviet Homosexuality

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038273
eISBN:
9780252096143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038273.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores how male homosexuality is suggested via the presentation of the sexualized male body as object of the gaze—an objectifying gaze placing the male in the position of the ... More


The Fire This Time: Black Masculinity and the Politics of Racial Performance

Miles White

in From Jim Crow to Jay-Z: Race, Rap, and the Performance of Masculinity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036620
eISBN:
9780252093678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036620.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on comparisons between minstrelsy and constructions of black masculinity in hip-hop music and culture, particularly the context of hard and hardcore styles of rap performance. ... More


I Fight for a Living: Boxing and the Battle for Black Manhood, 1880-1915

Louis Moore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041341
eISBN:
9780252099946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041341.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

At its heart, I Fight for a Living is a book about black men who came of age in the Reconstruction and early Jim Crow era--a time when the remaking of white manhood was at its most intense, placing ... More


100% Pure Adrenaline: Gender and Generic Surface in

Luke Collins

in Gender Meets Genre in Postwar Cinemas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036613
eISBN:
9780252093661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036613.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes the quintessential action movie, Point Break (1991), arguing that we experience the film as generic surface. Despite critical efforts to construct the film as a creative play ... More


Epilogue: “Pravo na Schast’e”

Stephen Amico

in Roll Over, Tchaikovsky!: Russian Popular Music and Post-Soviet Homosexuality

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038273
eISBN:
9780252096143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038273.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This epilogue reflects on what has changed and what has remained the same with respect to the LGBT landscape in post-Soviet Russia. It begins with a discussion of the death of Igor' Kon, an academic, ... More


Epilogue

Miles White

in From Jim Crow to Jay-Z: Race, Rap, and the Performance of Masculinity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036620
eISBN:
9780252093678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036620.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This concluding chapter examines how, in the post-MTV world of video culture and the post-hardcore rap world of commodity thugs, mediated images of the black male body remain a fantasy of masculine ... More


Black President Bush: The Racial and Gender Politics behind Dave Chappelle’s Presidential Drag

Eden Osucha

in Neo-Passing: Performing Identity after Jim Crow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041587
eISBN:
9780252050244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041587.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines fictional depictions of African American presidents as a popular trope in U.S. film, television, and literature, as producing a discourse of “black presidentialism” that ... More


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