Editorial: Masculinities in East-Central Europe



Clark, Roland ORCID: 0000-0003-3292-282X
(2015) Editorial: Masculinities in East-Central Europe. Sextures, 3 (3). pp. 4-13.

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Abstract

The study of men and masculinities is a vibrant and complex field with researchers working from a wide variety of methodological and theoretical approaches. In recent years scholars have worked to establish a global history of masculinities and to integrate the study of gender into other stories about power and identity. Few scholars still believe in a male/female binary, and creative attempts are being made to transcend the either/or distinction between gender as grounded either in the body or in discourse. Zachary Doleshal’s article shows that even while trying to transcend their local and national context, Czech men created an ideal-type that was uniquely East Central European. Similarly, Katalin Kis’ research uncovers homophobia masquerading as tolerance that emerges directly out of the situation contemporary Hungarian men find themselves in. Finally, Marina Yusupova’s contribution emphasizes how discourses about masculinity can emerge out of the lived realities of much earlier periods and are not always accurate representations of the challenges and opportunities

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Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2016 16:15
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2022 01:34
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URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/2048766