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Wrestling with manhood

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Alternate title:Boys, bullying and battering
Summary:Drawing the connection between professional wrestling and the construction of contemporary masculinity, Sut Jhally and Jackson Katz show how this form of entertainment is related to homophobia, sexual assault and relationship violence.
Description:Contents: Taking wrestling seriously -- Happy & escalating violence -- Making men: glamorizing bullying -- Homophobia & constructing heterosexuality -- Divas: sex & male fantasy -- Normalizing gender violence -- "It's only entertainment".
Creator:Ridberg, Ronit
Jhally, Sut
Contributor:Katz, Jackson
Provider:Media Education Foundation
Century:2001-2100
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:Massachusetts
Place of origin – Settlement:Northampton
Topical subjects:Wrestling -- Social aspects -- United States
Youth and violence -- United States
Bullying -- United States
Aggressiveness in adolescence -- United States
Masculinity -- United States
Machismo -- United States
Genre:Documentary films
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Sports, Recreation
Personal and Family Lives
Films@UM Browse terms:American Culture, History
Collection:Films@UM
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