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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 Virgin Mary and the formation of Victorian masculinities

Freda Harcourt

in Victorians and the Virgin Mary: Religion and Gender in England 1830 - 1885

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077531
eISBN:
9781781700709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077531.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter describes how four men of different religious views and temperaments, Charles Kingsley, Edward Bouverie Pusey, Frederick W. Faber, and John Henry Newman, could define the Virgin Mary in ... More


Barack Obama’s Dreams from My Father, the Economies of Respectable Black Manhood and Leadership, and the Politics of Collaboratively Gendered Black Male Feminist Autobiography

Ronda C. Henry Anthony

in Searching for the New Black Man: Black Masculinity and Women's Bodies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037344
eISBN:
9781621039259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037344.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter offers a reading of Barack Obama’s 1995 memoir Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance to determine how he constructs his public brand of black middle-class masculine ... More


“What’s Love Got to Do with It?” James Baldwin, Cross-Racial/Sexual Bond(age)ing, and the Cult of Hegemonic Black Masculinity

Ronda C. Henry Anthony

in Searching for the New Black Man: Black Masculinity and Women's Bodies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037344
eISBN:
9781621039259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037344.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the impact of Richard Wright’s modernist constructions of black masculine identity in his 1940 novel Native Son on James Baldwin’s Another Country (1960). Baldwin explores race ... More


Introduction: Understanding Priestly 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/9781501707735.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter provides an overview of clerical masculinity and priestly identity. Throughout the medieval period, secular and regular clergy struggled with, contested, and negotiated ... More


Husbands and Priests

in The Masculine Self in Late Medieval England

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226569550
eISBN:
9780226569598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226569598.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the concept of masculinity in medieval England in the context of husbands and priests. It argues that a man who behaves irresponsibly with respect to household and property ... More


Unsexing the Black Girl to Get to the Indian Princess: The Production of Talented-Tenth Black Masculine Power and the Cleansing and Transcending of Black (Wo)Manhood in W. E. B. Du Bois

Ronda C. Henry Anthony

in Searching for the New Black Man: Black Masculinity and Women's Bodies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037344
eISBN:
9781621039259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037344.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines W. E. B. Du Bois’s contributions to the continuing development and modeling of ideal black masculinity by focusing on four of his texts: Souls of Black Folk (1903), Quest of the ... More


Defiant Priests

Michelle Armstrong-Partida

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707735
eISBN:
9781501707827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707735.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Two hundred years after canon law prohibited clerical marriage, parish priests in the late medieval period continued to form unions with women that were marriage all but in name. This book uses ... More


Breakin’ the Rules: Socrates Fortlow, Ethics, and Walter Mosley’s Constructions of Progressive Black Masculinities

Ronda C. Henry Anthony

in Searching for the New Black Man: Black Masculinity and Women's Bodies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037344
eISBN:
9781621039259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037344.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter offers a reading of Walter Mosley’s Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned (1998) and Walkin’ the Dog (1999) and examines how he refashions stereotypes of the black (ex)convict/“thug,” ... More


The Masculine Role in the Spanish Moroccan Theater of Wap

Susan Martin-Marquez

in Disorientations: Spanish Colonialism in Africa and the Performance of Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125207
eISBN:
9780300152524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125207.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores the complex ways in which a parallel dynamic played out within and as a result of the context of Spanish Africanism—a phenomenon that remained to be mysterious among scholars. ... More


Proof of Manhood: Priests as Husbands and Fathers

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/9781501707735.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks at the sexuality of parish clergy and their masculine identity, exploring why priests were involved in relationships that were, for all intents and purposes, marriages. ... More


Lifestyle: domestic labour and leisure activities

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/9780748627974.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Lifestyle programming has its roots in the hobbyist or enthusiast strand of television that was popular in 1960s Britain. By the turn of the 1990s, lifestyle programming or ‘infotainment’ or ‘factual ... More


Introduction

in The Masculine Self in Late Medieval England

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226569550
eISBN:
9780226569598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226569598.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the concept of masculinity in medieval England. Evidence from a variety of sources shows how much a masculine identity in ... More


Introduction: Forms and Meanings of Working-Class Manhood

Stephen Meyer

in Manhood on the Line: Working-Class Masculinities in the American Heartland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040054
eISBN:
9780252098253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040054.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter briefly examines the roots and evolution of working-class manhood. It shows how working-class masculine identity had many roots. The relations of social class, gender, race, ... More


Wine, Women, and Song

Avron Boretz

in Gods, Ghosts, and Gangsters: Ritual Violence, Martial Arts, and Masculinity on the Margins of Chinese Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833770
eISBN:
9780824870539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833770.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the nightlife pursuits of drinking and male carousing. Drinking and carousing are seminal to the construction of masculine identity in China and Taiwan. For the denizens of ... More


A Man for All Occasions: Charisma and Differing Masculinity in Mandopop

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/9780824833695.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores masculine identities in Mandopop. Mandopop's wenrou male—which translates into English as tender, sensitive, and somewhat androgynous by Western standards—directly counters the ... More


Resistance Is Futile! You Will Be Assimilated: Gender and the Making of Scientists

Banu Subramaniam (ed.)

in Ghost Stories for Darwin: The Science of Variation and the Politics of Diversity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038655
eISBN:
9780252096594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038655.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines how the links between a scientific identity and a masculine one have come to shape the culture of science, and considers an alternate vision where “woman” and “science” are not ... More


Pink Girls and Ball Guys?: Gender and Competitive Children’s Activities

Hilary Levey Friedman

in Playing to Win: Raising Children in a Competitive Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520276758
eISBN:
9780520956698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276758.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter presents studies that explains why most children's activities are associated with aspects of feminine or masculine identity. Barrie Thorne's Gender Play demonstrates how both adults and ... More


Young Federalists, Masculinity, and Partisanship during the War of 1812

Albrecht Koschnik

in Beyond the Founders: New Approaches to the Political History of the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828892
eISBN:
9781469605241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898833_pasley.10
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses the gendered nature of male political socialization and the crucial role of gender in shaping the development of partisan politics. Focusing on a group of young Philadelphia ... More


Caring

Caryl Rivers and Rosalind C. Barnett

in The Truth About Girls and Boys: Challenging Toxic Stereotypes About Our Children

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151634
eISBN:
9780231525305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151634.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter delves into the conception that men, by nature, are incapable of nurturing. Psychoanalyst Nancy Chodorow asserts that while mothers create and nurture a strong bond with their daughters, ... More


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