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

Perry N. Halkitis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190686604
eISBN:
9780190942151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190686604.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The life experiences and sexual identity development of three generations of gay men, the Stonewall, AIDS, and Queer generations, are explored. While there are generational differences in the lived ... More


Action men

Lisa Purse

in Contemporary Action Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638178
eISBN:
9780748670857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638178.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter introduces and historicises the key debates about the male action hero, before offering an extended investigation of the representation of the male action hero in contemporary action ... More


From Boys to Men: Racialized Masculinities Inside

Coretta Phillips

in The Multicultural Prison: Ethnicity, Masculinity, and Social Relations among Prisoners

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199697229
eISBN:
9780191760556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697229.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

A central referent for demonstrating masculinity is localised ‘postcode’ identities and aggressive territorialism, which overlay racialized identities among younger prisoners, and which structure ... More


Screening Masculine Anxiety: Men, Women and Violence

Šarūnas Paunksnis

in Dark Fear, Eerie Cities: New Hindi Cinema in Neoliberal India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199493180
eISBN:
9780199096923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199493180.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The chapter looks at the representation of men in new Hindi cinema, and the rise of masculine anxiety and its critique on screen. It argues that the emergence of neoliberalism brought new cultural ... More


The Far Right and the Reinvigoration of Sexual Orientalism in Post-Decolonization France

Todd Shepard

in Sex, France, and Arab Men, 1962-1979

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226493275
eISBN:
9780226493305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493305.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter offers an overview of the development of Oriental eroticism toward Arab men following Algerian independence and the decolonization of France. In the years immediately following Algerian ... More


Filosofía de Calle: Transnational Tigueraje

Sydney Hutchinson

in Tigers of a Different Stripe: Performing Gender in Dominican Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226405322
eISBN:
9780226405636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226405636.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

New styles of merengue típico have developed as a result of the transnational migrations of musicians and their audiences from the 1980s to the present. In modern-day merengue típico moderno or ... More


Comic Book Masculinity

Jeffrey Brown

in The Superhero Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038068
eISBN:
9781621039549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038068.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines black superheroes as symbols of hypermasculinity. It discusses how Milestone characters have redressed earlier stereotypes perpetrated by comic book heroes inspired by the ... More


Masculinities and Child Soldiers in Post-Conflict Societies

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Naomi Cahn, and Dina Haynes

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/9780814764039.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter explores the importance of masculinities in the rehabilitation of child soldiers in post-conflict societies. First, it sets out the application of relevant theoretical concepts to the ... More


Sexuality without Borders: Exploring the Paradoxical Connection between Dancehall and Colonial Law in Jamaica

Camille A. Nelson

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/9780814764039.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter interrogates the hypermasculine, homophobic lyrics of Jamaican dancehall music, the Jamaican equivalent to hip-hop. Musicians engaged in dancehall argue that by condemning homosexuality ... More


“The Regular Friday Coaxial Bloodbath”

Troy Rondinone

in Friday Night Fighter: Gaspar "Indio" Ortega and the Golden Age of Television Boxing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037375
eISBN:
9780252094668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037375.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter discusses the historical and cultural factors that shaped the rise of TV boxing. It suggests that Cold War hypermasculinity combined with lived war memories to provided a potent cultural ... More


Butte: “Only White Men and Dagoes”

Matthew L. Basso

in Meet Joe Copper: Masculinity and Race on Montana's World War II Home Front

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226038865
eISBN:
9780226044224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044224.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the masculinity of hard-rock copper workers in Butte, a mining town in Montana with distinct characteristics and specific, though not exclusive, ethnic affiliations. It argues ... More


Isherwood’s American Incarnation and the Gay Protest Novel

Jaime Harker

in Middlebrow Queer: Christopher Isherwood in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679133
eISBN:
9781452948072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679133.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes how Christopher Isherwood’s quest for personal, spiritual, and literary reinvention in the United States changed following his involvement in American Cold War politics and ... More


The Limits of Socially Acceptable Masculinity

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/9780198831242.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter comprises a detailed reading of one saga: while many characters discussed up until this point in the book fail to live up to the masculine ideal, this chapter concludes this study by ... 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


Mother Russia in Queer Peril: The Gender Logic of the Hypermasculine State

Cai Wilkinson

in Revisiting Gendered States: Feminist Imaginings of the State in International Relations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190644031
eISBN:
9780190644079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644031.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

The notion of “Mother Russia” has long played a central role in the articulation of Russian statehood. Drawing on Peterson’s “lens of protection,” this chapter interrogates how “Russia as Motherland” ... More


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