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Tough Guise: Violence, Media and the Crisis in Masculinity (Unabridged) (High School)


Tough Guise: Violence, Media and the Crisis in Masculinity (Unabridged)  (High School)

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Item Number:
MEF 211-D2
Price:
$95.00
Format:
DVD
Length:
87 min.
Copyright:
1999
Closed Caption:
n/a
Producer:
Media Education Foundation
Grade Level:
9 - 12
ISBN:
1893521664
Summary:
While the social construction of femininity has been widely examined, the dominant role of masculinity has until recently remained largely invisible. Tough Guise is the first educational video geared toward college and high school students to systematically examine the relationship between pop-cultural imagery and the social construction of masculine identities in the U.S. at the dawn of the 21st century.

In this innovative and wide-ranging analysis, Jackson Katz argues that widespread violence in American society, including the tragic school shootings in Littleton, Colorado, Jonesboro, Arkansas, and elsewhere, needs to be understood as part of an ongoing crisis in masculinity.

This exciting new media literacy tool-- utilizing racially diverse subject matter and examples-- will enlighten and provoke students (both males and females) to evaluate their own participation in the culture of contemporary masculinity.




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