G&G Exam II Notes

G&G Exam II - G&G Exam II Class Notes 2.19.2008 Absent 2.21.2008 Watched 2 movies 2.26.2008 Masculinity Nature vs Nurture Masculinity vs

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Unformatted text preview: G&G Exam II Class Notes 2.19.2008 Absent ************************************************************************************* 2.21.2008 Watched 2 movies ************************************************************************************* 2.26.2008 Masculinity Nature vs. Nurture Masculinity vs. Masculinities Sociobiology (tiger) Neo Freudian (Gilmore) Hegemonic Masculinity (chen) Subaltern Masculinity (chen) Hegemonic Bargain Migration/political economic factors (Margold) Masculinity and terrorism (Kimmel) Social factors affect Masculinity Guest lecturer Stereotypical Latin American male • Male (strong, dominant, provider, sexual freedom, arrogance/proud, enforcer, drinker, fights, mujeriego) Evangelical stereotypes of males • Faith in home • Head of the household – b/c it says so in the Bible • Involved, loving father • Good husband (no cheating) • Can’t drink, smoke, no dancing, • Only Christian music In El Salvador there has been changing their ideologies from the Latin American stereotypes to what is considered Evangelical male stereotypes • He gets to keep: strong, dominant, provider, proud of religion, enforcer – as head of household not abusive (in addition to the other evangelical stereotypes) Catholic stereotypical males • Traditional • Along w/ the other evangelical aspects – only they are more tolerant w/ the drinking, smoking, etc You have to reject the masculinity from the past; hegemonic bargain: play w/ gender ideology to better fit with hegemonic masculinity Nature vs. Nurture Masculinity (hegemonic) vs. Masculinities (variations in being a man) Sociobiology – it’s genetic; Tiger: male bonding – ability to form strong cohesive bonds; says women are not able to forms bond Gilmore: Neo Freudian (themes bellows) 1. Sexuality 2. Provide (economically) 3. Protect This he calls the male nurturing role; Neo-Freudian: males have to make a conscious break from their mother Hegemonic Masculinity – the form of masculinity that is most valued, dominant; all these traits are very fragil • In U.S. o Dominant, athletic, making $$, high achievement/profession/skill respect, college educated, have a career, have a family, o Book: the packaged deal by Nicholas Townsend Subaltern Masculinity – alternate/sub to the hegemonic; not as respected Chinese American stereotypes • Hard working • Smart/bookish • Wimpy • Physically small Chen points out 4 different ways that men find a way to strike a hegemonic bargain: 1. Compensation (Garry) – he becomes good at sports, wants a strong career – litigation lawyer 2. Deflection (Ming) – is smart & hardworking & hopes that will outshine the subaltern masculinity 3. Denial (Mark) – rejects ideas of subaltern masculinity b/c they don’t apply to him b/c he hangs out w/ the white guys 4. Repudiation (Nigil) – ends up rejecting the Hegemonic Masculinity Margold Philippino men – their masculinity consist of aggressive; friendships are lifelong, eloquence is a plus:...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course ANTH 3336 taught by Professor Lockwood during the Spring '08 term at SMU.

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G&G Exam II - G&G Exam II Class Notes 2.19.2008 Absent 2.21.2008 Watched 2 movies 2.26.2008 Masculinity Nature vs Nurture Masculinity vs

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