In this book, one of the leading contributors to the growing debate about men, masculinities and sexual politics, Victor J Seidler, criticizes the Enlightenment coupling of white, heterosexual masculinity with `reason′. He argues that in modern society masculinity can never be taken for granted. Men must always prove that they are `man enough′ to cope in the `correct′ way with the problems and challenges of everyday life. Seidler believes that men have to break this chain of obligations to the Enlightenment notion of masculinity.
Through engaging with men′s diverse relationships with their bodies, sexualities, emotional lives, feelings and desires, Seidler explores ways of affirming masculinities while critically engaging w
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Victor J Seidler is Professor of Social Theory in the Department of Sociology at Goldsmiths College, University of London. He is the author of many key texts on sexuality and masculinity including: Rediscovering Masculinity; Unreasonable Men; Recovering the Self; and Men, Sex and Relationships.
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Book Description SAGE Publications Ltd, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0761954082
Book Description SAGE Publications Ltd. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0761954082 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1256880