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Author Carroll, Hamilton, 1969-

Title Affirmative reaction : new formations of white masculinity / Hamilton Carroll.

Imprint Durham, NC : Duke University Press, c2011.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  E184.A1 C377 2011    Available  ---
Description ix, 221 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series New Americanists
New Americanists.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-211) and index.
Contents Introduction: White masculinities and the politics of representation -- Part I: 9-11/24-7 : affective time and the War on Terror. Jack Bauer's extraordinary rendition : neoliberal melodrama and the ethics of torture ; Future perfect : "everyday heroes" and the new exceptionalism -- Part II: Embodying difference : whiteness, class, and the postindustrial subject. Men's soaps : automotive television programming and contemporary working-class masculinities ; "My skin is it startin' to work to my benefit now" : Eminem's white trash aesthetic -- Part III: Daddy's home : family melodrama and the fictions of state. The fighting Irish : ethnic whiteness and million dollar baby ; Romancing the nation : family melodrama and the sentimental logics of neoliberalism.
Subject Men, White -- United States -- Attitudes.
Whites -- Race identity -- United States.
Masculinity -- Social aspects -- United States.
Masculinity in popular culture -- United States.
Other Form: Online version: Carroll, Hamilton, 1969- Affirmative reaction. Durham, NC : Duke University Press, c2011 (OCoLC)757106550
ISBN 9780822349297 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822349299 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822349488 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822349485 (pbk. : alk. paper)