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Macmillan Higher Education

Gender, Culture and Society

Contemporary Femininities and Masculinities

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Hardcover - 9780333987834

09 January 2007

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09 January 2007

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16 September 2017

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This text offers a wide-ranging account of the dynamic relationship between gender, culture and society. Incorporates feminist theory, theories of men and masculinity, and post-structuralism, as well as recent global events,...

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This text offers a wide-ranging account of the dynamic relationship between gender, culture and society. Incorporates feminist theory, theories of men and masculinity, and post-structuralism, as well as recent global events, ensuring a highly topical and relevant discussion.

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'Onestop' introduction to gender, culture and society
Impressive breadth of coverage
Includes uptotheminute case studies and important recent global events

Introduction: Gender Relations in Context
Approaching Gender: Feminism, Men's Studies and the Cultural Turn
Fragmenting Family Life: Maternal Femininities and Paternal Masculinities
In and Out of Labour: Beyond the Cult of Domesticity and Breadwinners
Interplaying Gender and Age in Late Modernity
Sporting Genders: Media Masculinities and Femininities
Shifting Gender Connections: Sexuality, Late Modernity and Lifestyle Sex
Representing Engendered Bodies: Producing the Cultural Categories 'Men' and 'Women'
Men and Women of the World: Emerging Representations of Global Gender Relations
Gender on the Move: The Search for a New Sex/Gender Order in Late Modernity
Conclusion.

 

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MÁIRTIN MAC AN GHAILL is based in the Department of Education at the University of Newcastle, UK. He is the author of The Making of Men: Masculinities, Sexualities and Schooling (1994) and Contemporary Racisms and Ethnicities (1999) and he edited Understanding Masculinities (1996), all published by the Open University Press. He is the co-author of A Sociology of Men and Masculinities.

CHRIS HAYWOOD is also based in the Department of Education at the University of Newcastle, UK. He is a Lecturer in Communication and Cultural Studies and the Degree programme Director of the undergraduate degree Media, Communication and Cultural Studies. He is the co-author of A Sociology of Men and Masculinities.

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MÁIRTIN MAC AN GHAILL is based in the Department of Education at the University of Newcastle, UK. He is the author of The Making of Men: Masculinities, Sexualities and Schooling (1994) and Contemporary Racisms and Ethnicities (1999) and he edited Understanding Masculinities (1996), all published by the Open University Press. He is the co-author of A Sociology of Men and Masculinities.

CHRIS HAYWOOD is also based in the Department of Education at the University of Newcastle, UK. He is a Lecturer in Communication and Cultural Studies and the Degree programme Director of the undergraduate degree Media, Communication and Cultural Studies. He is the co-author of A Sociology of Men and Masculinities.

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