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“Impatient of Subordination” and “Liable to Sudden Transports of Anger”: White Masculinity and Homosocial Relations with Black Men in Eighteenth-Century Jamaica

Trevor Burnard

in New Men: Manliness in Early America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814727805
eISBN:
9780814728475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814727805.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores one aspect of masculinity in early Jamaica. It argues that white male identity was not only forged in relationship to race (their position as white people, superior to all ... More


About Schmidt’s Whiteness: The Emotional Landscapes of WASP Masculinity

Tim Engles

in The Construction of Whiteness: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Race Formation and the Meaning of a White Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496805553
eISBN:
9781496805591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805553.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Drawing on recent work in affect studies and on analyses of white masculinity in European American literature and other modes of cultural production, this essay explicates the depiction in Louis ... More


Hero or Mascot? Fantasies of Identification

Erin C. Tarver

in The I in Team: Sports Fandom and the Reproduction of Identity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226469935
eISBN:
9780226470276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470276.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Many have argued that the racial integration of sports is indicative of racial progress, since white fans now cheer for players of color. This chapter argues that although such fans may root for and ... More


Beyond Jackie Chan

Murali Balaji

in Global Masculinities and Manhood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036514
eISBN:
9780252093555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036514.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the way the media implicitly frames Asian masculinities. It sketches how the portrayals of Asian masculinity in Western media are informed by Eurocentric and Orientalist ... More


Sexy Like a Girl and Horny Like a Boy: Contemporary Gay “Western” Narratives about Gay “Asian” Men

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/9781479831951.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter examines how gay Asian men are portrayed in contemporary gay western discourse. It analyzes the Advocate and OUT magazines from 2005 to 2010 in exploring how images of gay Asian men are ... More


“Banes of Society” and “Gentlemen of Strong Natural Parts”: Attacking and Defending West Indian Creole Masculinity

Natalie A. Zacek (ed.)

in New Men: Manliness in Early America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814727805
eISBN:
9780814728475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814727805.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the reality and perception of white masculinity in the English West Indies, drawing on the autobiography “Account of Travels” by Henry Hulton (1731–1790). Hulton was a British ... More


The Unequal Ludopolitical Regime of Game Production: Who Can Play, Who Has to Work?

Ergin Bulut

in A Precarious Game: The Illusion of Dream Jobs in the Video Game Industry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501746529
eISBN:
9781501746543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746529.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter presents the notion of ludopolitics to center economic and cultural inequalities in the game industry. People need to move beyond grasping game production as simply an economic process ... More


Shock Therapy: The Rehabilitation of Capital Punishment

Daniel LaChance

in Executing Freedom: The Cultural Life of Capital Punishment in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226066691
eISBN:
9780226066721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226066721.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the 1980s and 1990s, as death row populations were rising considerably and executions were becoming an increasingly regular occurrence, fictional films about the death penalty became an important ... More


Good Citizens, Ambivalent Activists, and Macho Militants in Forrest Gump and The ’60s

Kristen Hoerl

in The Bad Sixties: Hollywood Memories of the Counterculture, Antiwar, and Black Power Movements

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817235
eISBN:
9781496817273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817235.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at how the motion picture Forrest Gump and the ABC miniseries The ‘60s contributed to heteronormative and gendered meanings about the counterculture and anti-Vietnam War movements. ... More


Selling Providence

Sarah Koenig

in Providence and the Invention of American History

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300251005
eISBN:
9780300258585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300251005.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the nationalization of the Marcus Whitman story in the 1890s through the efforts of Stephen Penrose, Daniel K. Pearsons, and Oliver W. Nixon. It talks about Pearsons's financial ... More


“Effective Men” and Early Voluntary Associations in Philadelphia, 1725–1775

Jessica Choppin Roney

in New Men: Manliness in Early America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814727805
eISBN:
9780814728475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814727805.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how understandings of white masculinity in eighteenth-century Philadelphia fueled charitable and philanthropic (white) men's societies in a host of venues. It argues that the ... More


The Performance of Patriotism: Ironic Affiliations and Literary Disruptions in Carlos Bulosan’s America

Meg Wesling

in Empire's Proxy: American Literature and U.S. Imperialism in the Philippines

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794760
eISBN:
9780814795415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794760.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter assesses the question of resistance through the prolific career of Carlos Bulosan, the Filipino American worker, activist, and poet whose collective autobiography, America Is in the ... More


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