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Manhood in America

A Cultural History

by Michael S. Kimmel

  • 242 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Free Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology,
  • Men"s Studies - Masculinity,
  • Social Science,
  • United States,
  • Gender studies,
  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • USA,
  • Men"s Studies - General,
  • Masculinity,
  • Men,
  • Psychology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages544
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7721653M
    ISBN 100684837129
    ISBN 109780684837123

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In Manhood in America, Third Edition, author Michael Kimmel argues that it is time for men to rediscover their own evolution. Drawing on a myriad of sources,he demonstrates that American men have been eternally frustrated by their efforts to keep up with constantly changing standards.

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Publication Date: March 4,   His book, Manhood in America: A Cultural History () was hailed as the definitive work on the subject. Currently, he is involved in two book projects. As a Carnegie Scholar, he is researching and writing Angry White Men, a comparative study of the extreme right, White Supremacists, and neo-Nazis in the United States, Britan, and Scandinavia.

"Manhood," Kimmel argues, "is less about the drive for domination and more about the fear of others dominating us." He ranges over forgotten plays, Hemingway heroes, Charles Atlas, the high-school social dynamics of Archie comics, and the pipe-smoking proto-yuppie of Playboy magazine and comes up with the paradigms of masculinity that we have.

In AMERICAN MANHOOD, Rotundo studies the changing experience of manhood over the past two hundred years among influential “white, middle. Buy a cheap copy of Manhood in America: A Cultural History book by Michael S. Kimmel. For more than three decades, the women's movement and its scholars have exhaustively studied women's complex history, roles, and struggles.

In Manhood in Cited by: Kimmel (Sociology/SUNY, Stony Brook) applies the methodology of feminist history to the experience of being male in America. Rejecting the idea that almost every history book is about the male experience, Kimmel writes not about what men ""actually did"" since the birth of the republic, but what they were ""supposed to do, feel, and think."" This is not advocacy of poor.

In a startling, original study, Kimmel, a professor of sociology at the State University of New York, makes a persuasive case that manhood has been a constantly changing social construct in. Introduction: toward a history of manhood in America -- The making of the self-made man in America, The birth of the self-made man ; Born to run: self-control and fantasies of escape -- The unmaking of the self-made man at the turn of the century: Men at work: captains of industry, white collars, and the faceless crowd ; Playing.

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Description of the book "Manhood in America: A Cultural History": This book, originally a trade publication, is a written history of the way manhood has been constructed and protrayed in America.

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