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Race Policy and Multiracial Americans

Kathleen Odell Korgen (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447316459
eISBN:
9781447316480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316459.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Race Policy and Multiracial Americans is the first book to look at the impact of multiracial people on race policies, where race policies lag behind the growing numbers of multiracial people in our ... More


Introduction: Interrogating Men and Masculinities in Scottish History

Lynn Abrams and Elizabeth Ewan

in Nine Centuries of Man: Manhood and Masculinity in Scottish History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474403894
eISBN:
9781474430951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403894.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter introduces the study of masculinities in Scotland and Scottish history. It discusses the importance of considering gender when examining the lives and actions of men, before providing a ... More


Contrasting Kingly and Knightly Masculinities in Barbour’s <i>Bruce</i>

Sergi Mainer

in Nine Centuries of Man: Manhood and Masculinity in Scottish History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474403894
eISBN:
9781474430951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403894.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The chapter examines the multiple representations, evolution and opposition of masculine constructions in John Barbour’s Brus (c.1375) which tells the story of Scotland’s First War of Independence. ... More


Negotiating Independence: Manliness and Begging Letters in Late Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century Scotland

Katie Barclay

in Nine Centuries of Man: Manhood and Masculinity in Scottish History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474403894
eISBN:
9781474430951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403894.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Begging letters provide a rich source for historians of the poor, who have used them to explore their lives, constructions of identity, and regional variation in charitable giving. The rhetoric of ... More


Social Control and Masculinity in Early Modern Scotland: Expectations and Behaviour in a Lowland Parish

Harriet Cornell

in Nine Centuries of Man: Manhood and Masculinity in Scottish History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474403894
eISBN:
9781474430951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403894.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The experience of everyday life in early modern Scotland was conditioned by established conventions of patriarchy. The Calvinist reformation of 1560 brought a new era of social control, where the ... More


Music Hall, ‘Mashers’ and the ‘Unco Guid’: Competing Masculinities in Victorian Glasgow

Tanya Cheadle

in Nine Centuries of Man: Manhood and Masculinity in Scottish History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474403894
eISBN:
9781474430951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403894.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines an intra-gender competition between three masculine identities in Victorian Glasgow. In 1875, sexually risqué performances at a music hall prompted a group of men from the ‘unco ... More


Where Have the Corn Mothers Gone?: Americans Encounter the Europeans

Mary P. Ryan

in Mysteries of Sex: Tracing Women and Men through American History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830628
eISBN:
9781469606057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876688_ryan.4
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter describes how the coordinates of gender differentiation—asymmetry, the relations of the sexes, and hierarchy—were performed in various ways across the wide landscape of North America ... More


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