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The Man Question: Male Subordination and Privilege

Nancy E. Dowd

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720059
eISBN:
9780814785379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720059.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Among the many important tools feminist legal theorists have given scholars is antiessentialism: all women are not created equal, and privilege varies greatly by circumstances, particularly that of ... 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


Toward a New Theory of Feminist Jurisprudence

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/9780814720059.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the themes, theories, and strategies that masculinities scholarship suggests for feminist theory. In particular, it explains why the man question needs to be asked, and thus the ... More


Diving In: The Movement Cohort, 1970s to 1980s

Michael A. Messner, Max A. Greenberg, and Tal Peretz

in Some Men: Feminist Allies in the Movement to End Violence against Women

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199338764
eISBN:
9780190226220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199338764.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter introduces the rise of the 1970s women’s antiviolence movement, and the formation of the first groups of male allies with a vignette describing the San Francisco Bay Area group Men ... More


“Quarrelsome” Men: Violence and Clerical Masculinity

Michelle Armstrong-Partida

in Defiant Priests

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707735
eISBN:
9781501707827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707735.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter shows that employing violence to resolve disputes, uphold authority, and exert male privilege in a patriarchal culture was key for clergy to demonstrate their masculinity in the parish ... More


Introduction

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/9780814720059.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book asks “the man question”—how gender functions to subordinate men and how men consciously and unconsciously accept privilege with its patriarchal dividend as well as its costs. By asking the ... More


Gender and the Republic

Bonnie G. Smith

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0034
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter comments on the legal, economic, political, and other gendered conditions that had constituted women's ambivalent relationship to the Third Republic. Most republics to that date had ... More


Men, Masculinities, and Feminist Theory

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/9780814720059.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the traditional place of men in feminist theory as the essentialist holders of privilege. Feminist analysis challenges masculinities scholarship to remain focused on inequality, ... More


Introduction

Miles White

in From Jim Crow to Jay-Z: Race, Rap, and the Performance of Masculinity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036620
eISBN:
9780252093678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036620.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This introductory chapter reconsiders African American music and culture in the gendered context, however, it situates the discussion within masculinity and male performance. Rather than neglect ... More


Street Violence: “I Don’t Put Up a Fight Anymore”

Emir Estrada

in Kids at Work: Latinx Families Selling Food on the Streets of Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811519
eISBN:
9781479881079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811519.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 6 turns a familiar story of gendered labor on its head. The chapter adds greater complexity to our notions of male-centered spaces. In this context, women challenge gendered expectations and ... More


Marginalization of Women and Male Privilege in Political Representation in Uruguay

Niki Johnson

in Gender and Representation in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190851224
eISBN:
9780190851262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851224.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Niki Johnson shows that despite Uruguay being an institutionalized democracy, women have struggled to make numerical progress in politics. Formal and informal institutions that are inherently ridden ... More


Men and Fatherhood

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/9780814720059.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter focuses on men and fatherhood and the constraints of masculinity. It begins with a discussion of the patterns of fatherhood, the characteristics of involved fatherhood, and variations of ... More


Specters of Domination: Patriarchy, Colonialism, and Masochism

Amber Jamilla Musser

in Sensational Flesh: Race, Power, and Masochism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479891818
eISBN:
9781479891405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479891818.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between masochism and white male privilege as articulated in feminist debates about patriarchy and lesbian sadomasochism. These debates revolved around the ... More


When Your Job Is to Marry Rich: Marriage as a Market in Hamilton

Kimberly Mutcherson

in Hamilton and the Law: Reading Today's Most Contentious Legal Issues through the Hit Musical

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752216
eISBN:
9781501752230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752216.003.0015
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses how, though Hamilton: An American Musical's creator, Lin Manuel Miranda, took much creative license in his telling of the life of Alexander Hamilton, there is historical ... More


The Cotton-Gin Effect: An Afrofuturist Reading of Star Trek: Discovery

Whit Frazier Peterson

in Fighting for the Future: Essays on Star Trek: Discovery

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621761
eISBN:
9781800341326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621761.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter looks at the new television series Star Trek: Discovery, and investigate the troubling relationship Gabriel Lorca has with women of colour, particularly Michael Burnham. It specifically ... More


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