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Desiring Conversion: Hermas, Thecla, Aseneth

B. Diane Lipsett

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199754519
eISBN:
9780199827213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754519.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Self-restraint or self-mastery may appear to be the opposite of erotic desire. But in three ancient tales of conversion—The Shepherd of Hermas, the Acts of Paul and Thecla, and Joseph and Aseneth—the ... More


Conclusion: Romance in a Moralizing Culture

Rosalind Brown‐Grant

in French Romance of the Later Middle Ages: Gender, Morality, and Desire

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199554140
eISBN:
9780191721069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554140.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter summarises the key findings of the book, arguing that the conception of masculine and feminine roles in the historico-realist romances of the later middle ages changed markedly from that ... More


Gender, Violence, and the Past in Edda and Saga

David Clark

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199654307
eISBN:
9780191742071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654307.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book is the first study to investigate both the relation between gender and violence in the Old Norse Poetic Edda and key family and contemporary sagas, and the interrelated nature of these ... More


The Declining Significance of Homophobia: How Teenage Boys are Redefining Masculinity and Heterosexuality

Mark McCormack

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199778249
eISBN:
9780199933051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778249.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Research has traditionally shown high schools to be hostile environments for gay youth. Boys have used homophobia to prove their own masculinity and distance themselves from homosexuality. While this ... More


Gender, Sex, and the Postnational Defense: Militarism and Peacekeeping

Annica Kronsell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199846061
eISBN:
9780199933099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846061.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the post-national defense and its gender implications. A characteristic of the post-national defense is that less attention is paid to the defense of the territory and more to the ... More


Playing the Man: Performing Masculinities in the Ancient Greek Novel

Meriel Jones

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199570089
eISBN:
9780191738760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570089.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Despite the growth of research on masculinity both in Gender Studies and in Classical Studies, and the resurgence of interest in ancient fiction, no volume has yet been devoted to exploring the ... More


Introduction

Cynthia R. Daniels

in Exposing Men: The Science and Politics of Male Reproduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148411
eISBN:
9780199850990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148411.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines how ideals of masculinity have skewed the science of male reproductive health and our understanding of men's relationship to human reproduction. It looks at the conditions under ... More


Flaubert: Writing the Masculine

Mary Orr

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159698
eISBN:
9780191673672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159698.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book offers a new approach to Flaubert's major writing and to gender studies as a whole. Through a combination of close reading with a knowledge of current gender studies and particular ... More


The New Arab Man: Emergent Masculinities, Technologies, and Islam in the Middle East

Marcia C. Inhorn

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148885
eISBN:
9781400842629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148885.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Middle Eastern Muslim men have been widely vilified as terrorists, religious zealots, and brutal oppressors of women. This book challenges these stereotypes with the stories of ordinary Middle ... More


Hegemonic Masculinity

Marcia C. Inhorn

in The New Arab Man: Emergent Masculinities, Technologies, and Islam in the Middle East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148885
eISBN:
9781400842629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148885.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that any ethnographic study of masculinity must begin with R.W. Connell's theory of hegemonic masculinity. It has been incredibly influential in masculinity research since the ... More


Familicide as a Consequence of Modern Emotional Formations

Neil Websdale

in Familicidal Hearts: The Emotional Styles of 211 Killers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195315417
eISBN:
9780199777464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315417.003.006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Chapter 6 explores the interrelationships between modern figurations of feeling, familial atmospheres of feeling, and the emotional styles of perpetrators as means of making sense of familicide. One ... More


The Performance of Unmarked Masculinity

Ramsay Burt

in When Men Dance: Choreographing Masculinities Across Borders

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195386691
eISBN:
9780199863600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386691.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance

Ramsay Burt interrogates normative definitions of masculinity in ethical perspective by a close reading of two modern dance solos: Joe Goode's performance of his 29 Effeminate Gestures, and Pina ... More


Hidden Truth: Young Men Navigating Lives In and Out of Juvenile Prison

Adam Reich

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262669
eISBN:
9780520947788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262669.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This book takes the reader inside a Rhode Island juvenile prison to explore broader questions of how poor, disenfranchised young men come to terms with masculinity and identity. The author, who ... More


Unreliable Witnesses: Religion, Gender, and History in the Greco-Roman Mediterranean

Ross Shepard Kraemer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199743186
eISBN:
9780199894680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743186.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

In Unreliable Witnesses, Ross Shepard Kraemer shows how her mind has changed or remained the same since the publication of her groundbreaking study, Her Share of the Blessings (1992). Unreliable ... More


 A Mother Tongue in the Fatherland: Transforming a Jewish Community into a Hebrew Yishuv

Arieh Bruce Saposnik

in Becoming Hebrew: The Creation of a Jewish National Culture in Ottoman Palestine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331219
eISBN:
9780199868100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331219.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter begins with the centrality of the Hebrew language in the creation of the Yishuv's culture. Aside from the goal of establishing linguistic unity in a multilingual reality, the language ... More


When Men Dance: Choreographing Masculinities Across Borders

Jennifer Fisher and Anthony Shay (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195386691
eISBN:
9780199863600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386691.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

When Men Dance explores the intersection of dance and perceptions of male gender and sexuality across history and in different cultural contexts. In many societies, the public ... More


Reconceiving Middle Eastern Manhood

Marcia C. Inhorn

in The New Arab Man: Emergent Masculinities, Technologies, and Islam in the Middle East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148885
eISBN:
9781400842629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148885.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter talks about how infertility impedes reproduction among a disproportionate percentage of Middle Eastern men. This epidemic of male infertility—which many men attribute to ... More


Love Stories

Marcia C. Inhorn

in The New Arab Man: Emergent Masculinities, Technologies, and Islam in the Middle East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148885
eISBN:
9781400842629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148885.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses how husbands' loving commitments toward their wives are a major part of Middle Eastern conjugality and an important feature of emergent masculinities in the region. Even ... More


Egg Donation and Emergence

Marcia C. Inhorn

in The New Arab Man: Emergent Masculinities, Technologies, and Islam in the Middle East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148885
eISBN:
9781400842629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148885.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents Eyad's story about double forms of emergence—both technological and masculine. On the one hand, new forms of reproductive technology are continuously emerging, and once they ... More


Emergent Masculinities in the Middle East

Marcia C. Inhorn

in The New Arab Man: Emergent Masculinities, Technologies, and Islam in the Middle East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148885
eISBN:
9781400842629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148885.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter discusses the need to rethink masculinity not only in America but in the Middle East as well. This rethinking is especially crucial, because so many Americans are, in fact, ... More


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