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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


Gender, Sexuality, and Institutions of Hegemonic Masculinity

Annica Kronsell

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199846061
eISBN:
9780199933099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846061.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores gender and sexuality in the context of the Swedish military, conceptualized as an institution of hegemonic masculinity. It begins from the perspective of the woman soldier ... More


Concepts and Context: Masculinity, Citizenship, and the Creation of the All-Volunteer Force

Melissa T. Brown

in Enlisting Masculinity: The Construction of Gender in US Military Recruiting Advertising during the All-Volunteer Force

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199842827
eISBN:
9780199933105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842827.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 2 provides historical and theoretical context for the analysis of the recruiting advertisements in the subsequent chapters. It discusses the concept of masculinity and Connell’s hegemonic ... More


Persona, Politics, and Chinese Masculinity in Japan: The Case of Li Xiaomu

Jamie Coates

in The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455850
eISBN:
9789888455478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455850.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Through an exploration of one Chinese man’s efforts to navigate masculinities in Japan, this chapter conceptualises how masculine persona change. Li Xiaomu first gained notoriety as a guide to, and ... 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


Hanging Out in the Virtual Locker Room: Bluesky as a Masculine Space

Kendall Lori

in Hanging Out in the Virtual Pub: Masculinities and Relationships Online

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230361
eISBN:
9780520935983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230361.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses gender, focusing on the particular masculinities performed on BlueSky and their relationship to hegemonic masculinity. The dominant masculine identity on BlueSky is connected ... More


The King Stay the King: Multidimensional Masculinities and Capitalism in The Wire

Frank Rudy Cooper

in Masculinities and the Law: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764039
eISBN:
9780814764046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764039.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter looks at the metaphor of the drug game as a chess game in the critically acclaimed HBO police drama The Wire. This analogy is also a metaphor for the way the hierarchy of identities ... 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


Sex Segregation, Masculinities, and Gender-Variant Individuals

David S. Cohen

in Masculinities and the Law: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764039
eISBN:
9780814764046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764039.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines sex segregation, masculinities, and gender variance by focusing on two separate theoretical concepts: hegemonic masculinity and the hegemony of men. It argues that the different ... More


Modelling Saga Masculinities

Gareth Lloyd Evans

in Men and Masculinities in the Sagas of Icelanders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198831242
eISBN:
9780191869082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831242.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter briefly considers past scholarship on gender and masculinity in Old Norse literature, before producing a critique of the currently dominant model of gender in medieval Icelandic ... More


The Defining Characteristics of Manhood in the Hebrew Bible

Stephen M. Wilson

in Making Men: The Male Coming-of-Age Theme in the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190222826
eISBN:
9780190222840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222826.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents a critical summary of recent research into biblical masculinity. It specifies the particular qualities associated with hegemonic masculinity in the Hebrew Bible. These include ... More


Masculinity

Emma Young

in Contemporary Feminism and Women's Short Stories

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474427739
eISBN:
9781474444965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427739.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Since the 1980s masculinity, more specifically ‘hegemonic masculinity’ has been a focal point of gender and sexuality discourses. The short story writings of Mantel, Hislop, and most particularly, ... More


Conclusion

Christopher Fletcher

in Richard II: Manhood, Youth, and Politics 1377-99

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546916
eISBN:
9780191720826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546916.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This concluding chapter surveys the various ways in which Richard II's manhood and youth came to be such important issues in the politics of his reign, both through the king's own attempts to be ... More


Sports: media events and masculine discourse

Rebecca Feasey

in Masculinity and Popular Television

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627974
eISBN:
9780748651184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627974.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Sports television is a generic label that covers a wide range of different production practices such as live sports coverage, magazine programmes, quiz shows, chat shows and fictional dramas ... More


The License to Exploit: PMSCs, Masculinities, and Third-Country Nationals

Jutta Joachim and Andrea Schneiker

in Gender and Private Security in Global Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199364374
eISBN:
9780199364404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364374.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Like other transnational business corporations, PMSCs exhibit a gendered division of labor that contributes to the reconfiguration of the global gender order. Drawing on the literature on ... 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


Intersecting identities of age, gender and sexual orientation in gay and bisexual men’s narratives of prostate cancer

Julie Fish

in Intersections of Ageing, Gender and Sexualities: Multidisciplinary International Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447333029
eISBN:
9781447333043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333029.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Intersectionality brings a distinctive lens to nuanced differences in gay and bisexual (GB) men’s experiences of prostate cancer health along dimensions of age, hegemonic masculinity and sexual ... More


(Hyper) Masculinity

Perry N. Halkitis

in Out in Time: The Public Lives of Gay Men from Stonewall to the Queer Generation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190686604
eISBN:
9780190942151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190686604.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The identity development of gay men, their coming out, and their well-being is influenced by hypermasculinity, which permeates American society. Such conceptions of masculinity foster aggressiveness ... More


Men in reserve: recovering the civilian man

Juliette Pattinson, Arthur Mcivor, and Linsey Robb

in Men in reserve: British civilian masculinites in the Second World War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526100696
eISBN:
9781526120830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100696.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The chapter examines the consensus among historians that civilian men were compared unfavourably to the disciplined soldier, were emasculated by women’s new wartime roles and were rendered invisible ... More


Men and Guns

Angela Stroud

in Good Guys with Guns: The Appeal and Consequences of Concealed Carry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627892
eISBN:
9781469627915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627892.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter is an in-depth analysis of how men and masculinity shape gun carry discourses, and it utilizes masculinity theories, including the importance of manhood acts and the cultural production ... More


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