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20%OFFAngus Mclaren - The Trials of Masculinity - 9780226500683 - V9780226500683
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The Trials of Masculinity

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Description for The Trials of Masculinity Paperback. In this history of manhood and masculinity, the author argues that modern formulations of masculinity, despite any sense of naturalness and constancy, are in fact, idealized cultural products of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Series: Chicago Series on Sexuality, History & Society. Num Pages: 316 pages, 12 halftones. BIC Classification: 3JH; 3JJ; HBTB; JFC; JFSJ2. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 151 x 20. Weight in Grams: 540.
In this history of manhood and masculinity, the author argues that modern formulations of masculinity, despite any sense of naturalness and constancy, are in fact, idealized cultural products of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He examines the process of social construction whereby this traditionalized model of the heterosexual male was selected, delineated, and maintained. The author focuses attention on two domains essential to the legitimation of Western cultural constructs - medicine and the law. Through court reports and newspaper accounts, McLaren shows how everyday people, not just the juridical elite, helped to define through their testimony, an ideal ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
316
Condition
New
Series
Chicago Series on Sexuality, History & Society
Number of Pages
316
Place of Publication
, United States
ISBN
9780226500683
SKU
V9780226500683
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