The Resource Performing American Masculinities : The 21st-Century Man in Popular Culture, edited by Elwood Watson & Marc E. Shaw, (electronic resource)

Performing American Masculinities : The 21st-Century Man in Popular Culture, edited by Elwood Watson & Marc E. Shaw, (electronic resource)

Label
Performing American Masculinities : The 21st-Century Man in Popular Culture
Title
Performing American Masculinities
Title remainder
The 21st-Century Man in Popular Culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by Elwood Watson & Marc E. Shaw
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection highlights the fluidity of masculinity in American popular culture at the turn of the new millennium and beyond by examining possibilities for male identity formation. Each chapter mines American popular culture -- theatre, film, literature, music, advertising, internet content, television, photography, and current events -- to pose questions about the process of gender creation and the contestation of masculinities as constantly changing political forms. The first section explores masc
Cataloging source
MdBmJHUP
Dewey number
305.310973
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HQ1090.3
LC item number
.P46 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Shaw, Marc E
  • Watson, Elwood
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Masculinity
  • Masculinity in popular culture
Label
Performing American Masculinities : The 21st-Century Man in Popular Culture, edited by Elwood Watson & Marc E. Shaw, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Introduction: from Seinfeld to Obama: millennial masculinities in contemporary American culture / Marc E. Shaw and Elwood Watson -- Masculinities and the market: late capitalism and corporate influence on gender processes. Masters of their domain: Seinfeld and the discipline of mediated men's sexual economy / C. Wesley Buerkle -- Sexually suspect: masculine anxiety in the films of Neil LaBute / Brenda Boudreau -- The might of the metrosexual: how a mere marketing tool challenges hegemonic masculinity / Margaret C. Ervin -- Fathers, sons, and business in the Hollywood "office movie" / Latham Hunter -- Beyond gender alone: defining multidimensional masculinities. Popular memory, racial construction, and the visual illusion of freedom: the re-mediation of O.J. and Cinque / John Kille -- Obama's masculinities: a landscape of essential contradictions / Marc E. Shaw and Elwood Watson -- The male Rapunzel in film: the intersections of disability, gender, race, and sexuality / Johnson Cheu and Carolyn Tyjewski -- Masculinities in dating relationships: reality and representation at the intersection of race, class, and sexual orientation / Jimmie Manning -- "Do you have what it takes to be a real man?": female-to-male transgender embodiment and the politics of the "real" in A boy named Sue and body alchemy / Michel J. Boucher
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (252 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253000842
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000041091
  • (EBL)713659
  • (OCoLC)735596129
  • (SSID)ssj0000524762
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11376362
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000524762
  • (PQKBWorkID)10485196
  • (PQKB)11708784
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse1863
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000041091
Label
Performing American Masculinities : The 21st-Century Man in Popular Culture, edited by Elwood Watson & Marc E. Shaw, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Introduction: from Seinfeld to Obama: millennial masculinities in contemporary American culture / Marc E. Shaw and Elwood Watson -- Masculinities and the market: late capitalism and corporate influence on gender processes. Masters of their domain: Seinfeld and the discipline of mediated men's sexual economy / C. Wesley Buerkle -- Sexually suspect: masculine anxiety in the films of Neil LaBute / Brenda Boudreau -- The might of the metrosexual: how a mere marketing tool challenges hegemonic masculinity / Margaret C. Ervin -- Fathers, sons, and business in the Hollywood "office movie" / Latham Hunter -- Beyond gender alone: defining multidimensional masculinities. Popular memory, racial construction, and the visual illusion of freedom: the re-mediation of O.J. and Cinque / John Kille -- Obama's masculinities: a landscape of essential contradictions / Marc E. Shaw and Elwood Watson -- The male Rapunzel in film: the intersections of disability, gender, race, and sexuality / Johnson Cheu and Carolyn Tyjewski -- Masculinities in dating relationships: reality and representation at the intersection of race, class, and sexual orientation / Jimmie Manning -- "Do you have what it takes to be a real man?": female-to-male transgender embodiment and the politics of the "real" in A boy named Sue and body alchemy / Michel J. Boucher
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (252 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253000842
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000041091
  • (EBL)713659
  • (OCoLC)735596129
  • (SSID)ssj0000524762
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11376362
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000524762
  • (PQKBWorkID)10485196
  • (PQKB)11708784
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse1863
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000041091

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