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Author Rudolph, Jennifer Domino, 1973-

Title Embodying Latino masculinities : producing masculatinidad / Jennifer Domino Rudolph
Edition First edition
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (211 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction: Mapping Masculitinidad -- PART I: FROM MEN'S ROOMS TO COFFEE SHOPS: EVERYDAY PERFORMANCES OF MANHOOD -- 'Maaaaacho, Devoured by a Pop Culture' -- PART I: DELINQUENCY AND DIGNITY: FROM VIOLENCE TO ADVOCACY -- Marked Men: Masculine Bodies and Spaces in Chicago Latino Gang and Party Crew Narratives -- 'Transmuting the Barb-wire Thorns': Gendered Cultural Nationalism and Writing the Prison Experience -- 'Hung on a Ghetto Cross': Community and Redemption in the Life and Work of Piri Thomas and Luis J. Rodriguez -- PART III: PIDIERON CACAO/THEY ATE CROW: PERPETUAL POVERTY, BLACKNESS, AND FAME -- 'Roncamos porque podemos': Gender, Violence, Redemption, and Latinidad in the Persona and Reggaet̤n of Don Omar -- 'The Hit Man from Washington': (Trans)national Latino Masculinities in Major League Baseball
Summary Embodying Latino Masculinities: Producing Masculatinidad contributes to and advances our understanding about meanings of Latino manhood and masculinities through explorations of six case studies taken from various Latino ethnic groups, historical moments, and socio-economic backgrounds. Rudolph's comparative framework pushes current research on Latino masculinities forward as it is one of few texts that put differing ethno-racial and geo-historical experiences in dialogue to understand how multiple Latino masculinities intersect, diverge, and unify. Case studies ranging from theater performance and literature to men's activism, music, and sports show how masculinities are embodied and performed
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Hispanic Americans -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012005794
ISBN 1137022876
1137022884 (electronic bk.)
9781137022882 (electronic bk.)