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Marked Men White Masculinity in Crisis

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ISBN-10: 0231112939

ISBN-13: 9780231112932

Edition: 2000

Authors: Sally Robinson

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White men still hold most of the political and economic cards in the United States, yet stories of wounded and traumatised men dominate popular culture. This work argues that white men are tempted by the possibilities of pain and crisis.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 8/31/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Sally is particularly interested in children's health promotion and her PhD explored children's perceptions of eating and body image. Her academic and professional background spans nutrition, nursing, public health, arts and health, and play therapy. She has a wide range of publications and has collaborated on local, national and European projects.

Introduction: Visibility, Crisis, and the Wounded White Male Body
Marking Men, Embodying America: John Updike and the Reconstruction of Middle American Masculinity
The "Discovery" of Middle America and the Marking of White Masculinity
Rabbit Redux: Black Power, the Counterculture, and the Decentering of White Masculinity
Rabbit Is Rich: Feminism, the Third World, and the Screwing of White Masculinity
Coda: The Death of White Masculinity?
Pale Males, Dead Poets, and the Crisis in White Masculinity: Scenes from the Culture wars
Spectacles of (Dis)Embodiment
American Minds and American Bodies: Reproducing Elitism
Dead Poets and the Pathos of Wounded White Masculinity
Traumas of Embodiment: White Male Authorship in Crisis
The "Myth of Male Inviolability": Somatic Disintegration in Philip Roth's My Life as a Man
Rapists, Feminists, and The World According to Garp: Inauthentic versus Authentic Traumas
"Exercising Editorial Authority Over His Body": The Crippling of Body and Text in Stephen King's Misery
Masculinity as Emotional Constipation: Men's Liberation and the Wounds of Patriarchal Power
The Hazards of Being Male
The Wisdom of the Penis
The Embarrassments of Emotional Incontinence
Expression, Repression, and Male Hysteria: Marked men and the Wounds of a Dammed Masculinity
Men's Liberation Redux: Sexuality, Evolution, and the Embodied Struggle Between Blockage and Release
Damned If They Do, Damned If They Don't: Deliverance and the Hysterical Male Body
Feminism and Masochism: The Prince of Tides and the Pleasures of Repression