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Jeff Hearn

Full Name: Jeff Hearn
Number of Works: 21
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ISBN: 0803979401, 9780803979406
Keywords: men, violences
Pages: 272
Published: 1998

Addressing the problem of men's violence to known women, this book considers the scale of, and critically reviews the theoretical frameworks used to explain this violence.From the perspective of 'critical studies on men', Jeff Hearn discusses issues, challenges and possible research methods for those researching violence. He draws on extensive research to analyze the various ways in which men describe, deny, justify and excuse their violence, and considers the complex interaction between doing violence and talking about violence. The book concludes with a summary of the key issues for theory,
ISBN: 0415076196, 9780415076197
Keywords: public, men, patriarchies, deconstruction, eye, construction
Pages: 288
Published: 1992

Domination of the public domain by men is well-established, yet their prominence is often ignored in social and political analyses. Men in the Public Eye examines the problems of "public men" within "public patriarchies." The contributors address two central questions: why and how men dominate in the public worlds of work, politics, and culture; and how these public worlds construct public men and public masculinities in different and changing ways. These questions are examined by focusing on the years 1870-1920, a period of massive growth and transformation in the pow