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G&G Exam II Notes

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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;
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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: great communicators, seeks trust, sweet character, honor could be accumulated through going to a heroic quest, They get sent to Persian Gulf region and their hegemonic masculinity then becomes the subaltern masculinity in their new place Kimmel
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