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Alternate title:Violence, media, and the crisis in masculinity
Summary:Looks systematically at the relationship between the images of popular culture and the social construction of masculine identities in the U.S. at the end of the 20th century. Jackson Katz argues that there is a crisis in masculinity and that some of the guises offered to men as a solution (e.g., rugged individualism, violence) come loaded with attendant dangers to women, as well as other men.
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Creator:Jhally, Sut
Ericsson, Susan
Talreja, Sanjay
Earp, Jeremy
Katz, Jackson
Provider:Media Education Foundation
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:Massachusetts
Place of origin – Settlement:Northampton
Topical subjects:Masculinity -- United States
Men -- Identity
Masculinity in popular culture
Sex role in mass media
Violence in mass media
Mass media -- United States
Genre:Documentary films
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Personal and Family Lives
Films@UM Browse terms:American Culture, History
Collection:Films@UM
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