Global Masculinities

Masculinities and the Nation in the Modern World

Between Hegemony and Marginalization

Editors: Wendt, Simon, Andersen, Pablo Dominguez (Eds.)

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Masculinities and the Nation in the Modern World sheds new light on the interrelationship between gender and the nation, focusing on the role of masculinities in various processes of nation-building in the modern world between 1800 and the 1960s.

About the authors

Pablo Dominguez Andersen, Germany Saheed Aderinto, Western Carolina University, USA Andreas Beer, University of Konstanz, Germany Brian Behnken, Iowa State University, USA Steve Estes, Sonoma State University, USA Craig Thompson Friend, North Carolina State University, USA Denis Gainty, Georgia State University, USA Isabel Heinemann, University of Münster, Germany Maja Horn, Barnard College, USA Katja Jana, University of Göttingen, Germany Anna Loutfi, Central European University, Hungary Claudia Roesch, University of Münster, Germany Martina Salvante, University of Florence, Italy Simon Wendt, University of Frankfurt, Germany

Reviews

“‘Masculinities and the Nation in the Modern World’ is a highly informative and interesting anthology which significantly contributes to the understanding of the diverse linkages between modern nations and masculinities. … constitutes an important contribution to the history of the nation as well as to the history of masculinities.” (Kristoff Kerl, H-Soz-Kult, hsozkult.de, April, 2016)


Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Introduction: Masculinities and the Nation

    Andersen, Pablo Dominguez (et al.)

    Pages 1-18

  • “The Crushing of Southern Manhood”: War, Masculinity, and the Confederate Nation-State, 1861–1865

    Friend, Craig Thompson

    Pages 19-38

  • Mormon Manhood and Its Critics: Polygamy and the Construction of Hegemonic Masculinity in the United States

    Estes, Steve

    Pages 39-54

  • Eugenic Nationalism, Biopolitics, and the Masculinization of Hysteria: Historical and Theoretical Reflections

    Loutfi, Anna

    Pages 55-70

  • Preserving the Family and the Nation: Eugenic Masculinity Concepts, Expert Intervention, and the American Family in the United States, 1900–1960

    Heinemann, Isabel

    Pages 71-92

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Masculinities and the Nation in the Modern World
Book Subtitle
Between Hegemony and Marginalization
Editors
  • Simon Wendt
  • Pablo Dominguez Andersen
Series Title
Global Masculinities
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-53610-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137536105
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-53609-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 277
Topics