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  • Enculturating men, cultivating masculinity
    NORMA16 April 2024By Sam de BoiseÖrebro University, Sweden
  • Emotional stoicism and affective masculinities in Chad Harbach’s The Art of Fielding
    NORMA11 March 2024By Nathanial B. SmithDepartment of English Language and Literature, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, USANathanial B. Smith is a Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at Central Michigan University, where he teaches introductory and advanced courses in literary analysis and writing, including a course on sports literature. His research focuses on gender, medicine, affect, and the reception of ancient philosophy in medieval and early modern English poetry and drama.
  • ‘Becoming manly’: white South African defence force veterans negotiating masculinity
    NORMA22 February 2024By Raksha JanakDeevia BhanaJames MarculitisImraan Buccusa Department of Educational Psychology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africab School of Education, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africac Diplomacy and World Affairs, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA, USAd School for International Training, SIT Graduate Institute, Durban, South AfricaRaksha Janak, PhD is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. Her research interests include gender, sexualities, sexual violence, new feminist materialism, social media and teachers' work. Her most recent publications include “No! We definitely don't teach that sort of thing”: Teachers and the childhood-sexuality assemblage in South Africa (2024) and Girls becoming ‘sexy' on digital spaces: capacities and constraints (2023).Deevia Bhana, PhD, is the South African Research Chair in Gender and Childhood Sexuality at the the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Her research examines how gender and sexuality come to matter in the young life course. Her recent book is entitled, Girls and the Negotiation of Porn in South Africa: Power, Play and Sexuality (2023, Routledge).James Marculitis is a student of Diplomacy and World Affairs studying at Occidental College. His research interests include comparative politics, gender studies and whiteness.Imraan Buccus, PhD, is attached to a study abroad programme, the School for International Training and is post-doctoral fellow in Gender Justice, Health and Human Development at the Durban University of Technology.
  • We are family: Taiwanese gay fathers’ strategic normalisation decision-making in transnational reproduction
    NORMA02 February 2024By Jung ChenDepartment of Sociology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UKJung Chen is a PhD candidate at the Department of sociology, University of Cambridge. Her research interests are medical sociology, sociology of reproduction, sociology of family, andLGBTQ + studies. She is under the supervision of Prof. Sarah Franklin and Dr Marcin Smietana and her PhD project looks at queer reproductive justice and queer relatedness in Taiwan with a specific focus on gay men who pursued fatherhood via transnational assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs) and surrogacy.
  • Masculinity as buzzword?
    NORMA11 January 2024By Klara GoedeckeKarlstad University, Karlstad, Sweden
  • Navigating allyship: straight and queer male athlete’s accounts of building alliances
    NORMA30 October 2023By Gabriel Knott-FayleMichael KehlerBrendan Gougha Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canadab School of Social Sciences, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, UKGabriel Knott-Fayle is a Postdoctoral Scholar of Masculinities Studies in Education. His research primarily addresses gender, body image, allyship, masculinities, sport, and communication with a particular interest in challenging prejudice and discrimination. He has previously published work in journals Feminist Media Studies and Feminism & Psychology as well as chapters appearing in edited volumes such as in Gender Diversity and Sport: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (Witcomb & Peel 2022).Michael Kehler is a Research Professor of Masculinities Studies in Education at the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary. His research addresses: masculinities, men/boys as allies, #MeToo, body image, Health and Physical Education, homophobia and disrupting heteronormative masculinity in education. His research is found in journals and books including Boys’ Bodies; Speaking the Unspoken (Peter Lang); The Problem with Boys’ Education: Beyond the backlash and among journals including: Boyhood Studies: An interdisciplinary journal; International Journal of Men’s Health; Thymos: Journal of Boyhood Studies as well as chapters appearing in Men’s Lives 10th Edition (Oxford Press); The Sociology of Education in Canada: Contemporary Debates and Perspectives (Open University); Child’s Play: Sport in Kids’ Worlds (Rutgers University Press).Professor Brendan Gough is a critical social psychologist and qualitative researcher interested in men and masculinities. Now based at Leeds Beckett University, he has published many papers on gender identities and relations, mostly in the context of health, lifestyles and wellbeing. Prof. Gough is co-founder and co-editor of the journal Qualitative Research in Psychology; he is Editor-in-chief of the journal Social & Personality Psychology Compass, and was associate editor for the journal Psychology of Men and Masculinities (2014–2021). In 2016 he was awarded a fellowship of the Academy of Social Sciences.
  • Introduction: everyday bordering regimes and transitioning masculinities of racialized migrant men: a case study of the EU
    NORMA11 October 2023By Reena KukrejaDepartment of Global Development Studies, Queen’s University, Kingston, CanadaDr. Reena Kukreja is an Associate Professor in the Department of Global Development Studies at Queen’s University. She is cross-appointed to the Department of Gender Studies and affiliated with the Cultural Studies Program at Queen’s University. In 2018, she was a Visiting Fellow at the International Migration Research Centre at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo. She divides her time between teaching, research, and filmmaking. Her research interests include migration and development, political economy, labour migration, masculinities, marriage migration, and caste. Her current research examines the intersections of masculinity, sexuality, securitization of borders and religious fundamentalism on the lives of undocumented South Asian men in Greece. She has published in journals such as Geoforum, Gender & Society, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Modern Asian Studies, Journal of Intercultural Studies, and Men & Masculinities. Her monograph on marriage migration in India, Why Would I Be Married Here? Marriage Migration and Dispossession in Neoliberal India (Cornell University Press) was published in 2022.
  • Masculine borders as alienation of racialized, undocumented south Asian migrant workers in Greece
    NORMA19 September 2023By Reena KukrejaDepartment of Global Development Studies, Queen’s University, Kingston, CanadaReena Kukreja is Assistant Professor in the Department of Global Development Studies at Queen’s University. She is cross-appointed to the Department of Gender Studies and the Cultural Studies Program at Queen’s University. She divides time between teaching, research, and filmmaking. She has published in journals such as Geoforum, Gender & Society, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Men & Masculinities, Modern Asian Studies, and the Journal of Intercultural Studies. Her monograph on marriage migration in India, Why Would I Be Married Here? Marriage Migration and Dispossession in Neoliberal India was published by Cornell University Press in April 2022. Her research interests include migration and development, marriage migration, South Asian masculinities, political economy, caste, and trafficking. Currently, her work examines the intersections of masculinity, sexuality, securitisation of borders and religious fundamentalism on the lives of undocumented South Asian men in Greece.
  • From son to father: memory, fatherhood and migration in the life stories of Muslim men married outside their religious group in Belgium and Italy
    NORMA11 September 2023By Francesco Cerchiaro
  • ‘I want to own myself:’ digital bordering, migrant masculinities, and the politics of refusal
    NORMA11 September 2023By Stephen Damianos
  • An affective-discursive analysis of Southern Finnish men’s perspectives on masculinities and femininities in the context of health at work
    NORMA11 September 2023By Henri Hyvönen
  • Resistance to a gender threat: a case-study analysis of Vietnamese viewers’ unfavourable reception of soft masculinities in romantic Korean television dramas
    NORMA06 September 2023By Thi Gammon
  • Undoing the boundaries of heteronormative masculinity. Transnational experiences of Senegalese MSM living in Italy
    NORMA05 September 2023By Dany Carnassale
  • Poetic desirability: refugee men’s border tactics against white desire
    NORMA04 September 2023By Árdís K. Ingvars
  • Waiting or dating? Migrant bachelors in the European borderscapes
    NORMA01 September 2023By Andreas Henriksson
  • Multiple masculinities of labour migrants: how Bangladeshi migrant men rationalize gender norms in their home country
    NORMA30 August 2023By Marzana Kamal
  • Chasing the dream: masculinity and male honour of Italian-Bangladeshi men relocating to London
    NORMA30 August 2023By Francesco Della Puppa
  • Current debates on men and masculinities: an interview with Jeff Hearn
    NORMA27 July 2023By Jeff Hearn
  • Masculinity studies – more relevant than ever?
    NORMA27 July 2023By Ulf Mellström

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