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Palgrave Macmillan

Gender, Culture and Society

Contemporary Femininities and Masculinities

ISBN 9780333987834
Publication Date January 2007
Formats Hardcover Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan

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.

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.

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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