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The Resource Pimps, wimps, studs, thugs and gentlemen : essays on media images of masculinity, edited by Elwood Watson

Pimps, wimps, studs, thugs and gentlemen : essays on media images of masculinity, edited by Elwood Watson

Label
Pimps, wimps, studs, thugs and gentlemen : essays on media images of masculinity
Title
Pimps, wimps, studs, thugs and gentlemen
Title remainder
essays on media images of masculinity
Statement of responsibility
edited by Elwood Watson
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This collection of essays examines the multi-faceted media images of contemporary masculinity from a variety of perspectives and academic disciplines. The book's first half focuses on the issue of racialized masculinity and its various manifestations. The book's second half explores the issue of contemporary mediated performance and the cultural politics of masculinity"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 791.43/6521
  • 808.823
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.M34
LC item number
P56 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Watson, Elwood
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Masculinity in motion pictures
  • Masculinity on television
  • Masculinity in popular culture
  • Mass media and culture
  • Masculinity
  • Masculinity
Label
Pimps, wimps, studs, thugs and gentlemen : essays on media images of masculinity, edited by Elwood Watson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Racialized mediated performance and contemporary masculinity. The dilemma of the Italian American male / Marc DiPaolo -- Patrick Bateman as "average white male" in American psycho / Daniel Mudie Cunningham -- Ambivalence, desire and the re-imagining of Asian American masculinity in Better luck tomorrow / Ruthann Lee -- The Black interior, reparations and African American masculinity in The wiz / Jesse Scott -- Flavor of love and the rise of neo-minstrelsy on reality television / Valerie Palmer-Mehta and Alina Haliliuc -- Jungle fever : bold, beautiful and unnecessarily maligned / Daryl A. Carter -- Celebrity culture and racial masculinities: the case of Will Smith / David Magill -- Contemporary mediated performance and the cultural politics of masculinity. Constructions of mathematical masculinities in popular culture / Marie-Pierre Moreau, Heather Mendick and Debbie Epstein -- Killing off white hegemonic masculinity in Indian killer / Jane E. Rose -- Narrative's role in constructing masculinities in We were soldiers / Bradley Smith -- Masculinity and domesticity in "A home at the end of the world," and "Househusband" / Helena Wahlstrom -- Anxious male domesticity and gender troubled corrections / Kristin Jacobson -- Neil LaBute's Bodies in question / Marc Shaw -- O.J. Simpson : tabloidized, sexualized, racialized and largely despised / Elwood Watson -- Major League Baseball and the cultural politics of sexuality / Rachelle Sussman
Control code
318421136
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 310 pages
Isbn
9780786443055
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009016891
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)318421136
Label
Pimps, wimps, studs, thugs and gentlemen : essays on media images of masculinity, edited by Elwood Watson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Racialized mediated performance and contemporary masculinity. The dilemma of the Italian American male / Marc DiPaolo -- Patrick Bateman as "average white male" in American psycho / Daniel Mudie Cunningham -- Ambivalence, desire and the re-imagining of Asian American masculinity in Better luck tomorrow / Ruthann Lee -- The Black interior, reparations and African American masculinity in The wiz / Jesse Scott -- Flavor of love and the rise of neo-minstrelsy on reality television / Valerie Palmer-Mehta and Alina Haliliuc -- Jungle fever : bold, beautiful and unnecessarily maligned / Daryl A. Carter -- Celebrity culture and racial masculinities: the case of Will Smith / David Magill -- Contemporary mediated performance and the cultural politics of masculinity. Constructions of mathematical masculinities in popular culture / Marie-Pierre Moreau, Heather Mendick and Debbie Epstein -- Killing off white hegemonic masculinity in Indian killer / Jane E. Rose -- Narrative's role in constructing masculinities in We were soldiers / Bradley Smith -- Masculinity and domesticity in "A home at the end of the world," and "Househusband" / Helena Wahlstrom -- Anxious male domesticity and gender troubled corrections / Kristin Jacobson -- Neil LaBute's Bodies in question / Marc Shaw -- O.J. Simpson : tabloidized, sexualized, racialized and largely despised / Elwood Watson -- Major League Baseball and the cultural politics of sexuality / Rachelle Sussman
Control code
318421136
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 310 pages
Isbn
9780786443055
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009016891
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)318421136

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