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Power and Gender

Marie Keenan

in Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church: Gender, Power, and Organizational Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199895670
eISBN:
9780199919604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895670.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter reviews literature emanating from both feminist scholars and from a growing body of research in the field of men's studies, sometimes also known as the study of masculinities. Feminist ... More


Introduction: Masculinity Studies, Rites of Passage, and the Absence of an Extended Treatment of Male Coming of Age in Biblical Scholarship

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/9780190222826.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The introductory chapter serves three purposes: to establish the need for a study of male maturation in contemporary biblical scholarship, to present the methodological principles used to identify ... More


Navigating Discourses of Crisis

Simone C. Drake

in When We Imagine Grace: Black Men and Subject Making

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226363837
eISBN:
9780226364025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226364025.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The Introduction lays out the goals of the project, elevating the importance of imagination in any efforts to resist stereotyped and homogeneous constructions of black masculinity. The author ... More


Introduction

Kelly J. Murphy

in Rewriting Masculinity: Gideon, Men, and Might

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190619398
eISBN:
9780190619411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190619398.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The introduction starts with a brief history of the Gideons International, an organization that was named after the character of Gideon found in the biblical book of Judg 6–8. While the Gideons chose ... More


Marcel Proust: The Fictions of Life and of Art

Leo Bersani

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931514
eISBN:
9780199345755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931514.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Criticism/Theory

The author of this book is an eminent literary critic whose influential work spans half a century. His vast, in many ways unclassifiable, oeuvre has traversed and blurred the boundaries of the ... More


Introduction: Why Study Men in Luke-Acts?

Brittany E. Wilson

in Unmanly Men: Refigurations of Masculinity in Luke-Acts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199325009
eISBN:
9780190229191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325009.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

The introduction notes that scholarship has neglected to study Lukan men qua men and identifies why such a study is an important interpretative endeavor. Both traditional and feminist approaches to ... More


Leaving Our Sureties Behind: Lawrence's Rhetorical Play with Gender Roles

Thomas Strychacz

in Dangerous Masculinities: Conrad, Hemingway, and Lawrence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031613
eISBN:
9780813038926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031613.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses D. H. Lawrence's essays that advocate a “male position of power” within the context of natural gender roles. It also addresses the possibility of the formulation of an argument ... More


Bodies and Heroes

Brian R. Doak

in Heroic Bodies in Ancient Israel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190650872
eISBN:
9780190650902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190650872.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 1 opens the terms of exploration for the study—defining the “hero” as one who acts at the intersection of warrior, royal, and founding roles. Biblical authors paid significant attention to ... More


At the Edge of the Barely Perceptible: Temporality and Masculinity in Mr. Punch and Violent Cases

Christopher D. Kilgore

in The Artistry of Neil Gaiman: Finding Light in the Shadows

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496821645
eISBN:
9781496821690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496821645.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In this chapter, Christopher Kilgore analyzes venomous and abusive masculinities as drawn-out temporal trauma in some of Gaiman and McKean's darker works, Violent Cases and The Tragical Comedy or ... More


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