||Men and Masculinities
AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION:
||credits 3(hrs lect 3 - hrs sem 0 - hrs lab 0)
||This course will involve an exploration of the
relational and structural conditions of men's lives in their diversity,
with particular emphasis on Canada. The course will examine the
interpersonal, cultural and structural dimensions of boys and men's
lives in the context of recent theoretical and research-related
developments in men's studies.
Prerequisites: SOCI 200
- Laker, Jason A. (ed.) 2012 Canadian Perspectives on Men and Masculinities. Toronto: Oxford University Press.
- Rohr, Richard. 2005 From Wildman to Wiseman: Reflections on Male Spirituality. Cincinatti: St. Anthony Messenger Press.
DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:
- Why Men and Masculinities?
- Honouring Masculine Spirituality
- Cultivating the Human in the Boy
- Men’s Liberation, Initiation & Return
- Humans Constructing Male Identity
- John, Paul, Money, Fathers & Grief
- Men, Masculinities and Health
- 3 Men, Jesus, and Wildmen of India
- Men’s Relationships and Help-Seeking
- Iron John, Retreating & Sexuality
- Feminist Men Ending Woman Abuse
- Paradox, “Parenting” & a Story
- Masculinities in Literature
- Soul Images, Spirituality & Grand Father
- Male Hegemony or Mythology?
- Men and Masculinities in Popular Culture
- Males in Quebec
- Men/Masculinities in the Military
- Men & Masculinities in Sports
- Masculinities & Religions
- Racialized Masculinities
- Indigenous Masculinities
- Destabilizing Masculine Identities
- Is There a Canadian Masculinity?
Required texts, assignments, and grade distributions may vary from one offering of this course to the next. Please consult the course instructor for up to date details.