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Self-Exposure as Theory: The Double Mark of the Male Jew

Jonathan Boyarin and Daniel Boyarin

in Rhetorics of Self-Making

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520087989
eISBN:
9780520915251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520087989.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The first part of this chapter mainly focuses on circumcision and the historical context of early Judaism, hence to the “given”in personal identity. The second, structured in response to a concise ... More


How Men Feel

Judy B. Rosener

in America’s Competitive Secret: Women Managers

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195119145
eISBN:
9780199854882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195119145.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

The way that men perceive the women they encounter at work is often influenced by profession, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, temperament, and other such elements. It is important to note ... More


The Festivals of the Forum Boarium Area: Reflections on the Construction of Complex Representations of Roman Identity

John Scheid

in Greek and Roman Festivals: Content, Meaning, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199696093
eISBN:
9780191745744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696093.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, Archaeology: Classical

With the help of rituals, rules, places and calendars, an attempt is made to put together all the festivals and ceremonies that were celebrated in the Forum Boarium area in Rome. What emerges is a ... More


Finding Home in Gaysian America: Constructing Gay Asian Male Identities

C. Winter Han

in Geisha of a Different Kind: Race and Sexuality in Gaysian America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479831951
eISBN:
9781479824700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479831951.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter discusses the ways in which gay Asian American men construct social identities within the larger confines of race and sexuality, paying attention to how they construct these identities ... More


Films and Cartoons: The Second Pen

Nadia Sonneveld

in Khul' Divorce in Egypt: Public Debates, Judicial Practices, and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774164842
eISBN:
9781617971082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164842.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Describes and analyzes the use of styles of dress, music, and language in two films: Muhami khul' and Uridu khul'an, showing that these works of popular culture served to articulate a political ... More


“The Truths I Have Learned”: Nationalism, Family Reform, and Male Identity in China's New Culture Movement, 1915–1923

Susan L. Glosser

in Chinese Femininities/Chinese Masculinities: A Reader

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211032
eISBN:
9780520935303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211032.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explains three major aspects—nationalism, family reform, and male identity—in the New Culture movement of China. With the advent of the New Culture Movement, many urban intellectuals ... More


Extravagant Abjection: Blackness, Power, and Sexuality in the African American Literary Imagination

Darieck Scott

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740941
eISBN:
9780814786543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740941.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Challenging the conception of empowerment associated with the Black Power Movement and its political and intellectual legacies in the present, this book contends that power can be found not only in ... More


Counterfeit Presentments

John Mayfield

in Counterfeit Gentlemen: Manhood and Humor in the Old South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033372
eISBN:
9780813039480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033372.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Johnson Jones Hooper and Joseph Glover Baldwin have probably never met, but they were in some ways very much alike. Hooper and Baldwin typified a special group of young men who left their homes in ... More


Reality television: ordinariness, exhibitionism and emotional intelligence

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/9780748627974.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Since the 1980s, the term ‘reality TV’ has been used by the audiences and industry alike to refer to a wide range of programmes that focus on non-professional actors in a range of both real-life and ... More


The Tail Wags the Dog: Taiwan’s Musical Counter-Invasion of China

Marc L. Moskowitz

in Cries of Joy, Songs of Sorrow: Chinese Pop Music and Its Cultural Connotations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833695
eISBN:
9780824870812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833695.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book explores the range of cultural connotations of Taiwan-produced Mandopop in the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) and Taiwan. While ... More


Working men's bodies: Work camps in Britain, 1880-1940

John Field

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719087684
eISBN:
9781781706015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087684.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The book provides a comprehensive account of work camp movements in Britain before 1939, based on thorough archival research, and on the reminiscences of participants. It starts with their origins in ... More


Men, work and leisure, 1850–1970

Hugh Cunningham

in Time, work and leisure: Life changes in England since 1700

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719085208
eISBN:
9781781706817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085208.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter is concerned with male identity. It opens by looking at the gospel of work, as preached by Thomas Carlyle and many others. It contrasts this vision of the benefits of work by exploring ... More


Incremental growth: Instructional Centres under the National Government

John Field

in Working men's bodies: Work camps in Britain, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719087684
eISBN:
9781781706015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087684.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

Under the National Government, the Ministry of Labour's control over work camps grew, as did its scale. While recruitment was voluntary once more, the number of camps and training places were ... More


Transference and the Labour government, 1929–31

John Field

in Working men's bodies: Work camps in Britain, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719087684
eISBN:
9781781706015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087684.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

In 1929, the Labour Party came to power, and the overseas training centres were turned into camps for training the long term unemployed. The focus of the new camps was to be on ‘reconditioning’ young ... More


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