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The Resource Angry white men : American masculinity at the end of an era, by Michael Kimmel

Angry white men : American masculinity at the end of an era, by Michael Kimmel

Label
Angry white men : American masculinity at the end of an era
Title
Angry white men
Title remainder
American masculinity at the end of an era
Statement of responsibility
by Michael Kimmel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "One of the enduring images from the 2012 presidential campaign was the demise of the white American male voter as a dominant force in the political landscape. Bellowing white men fill the talk-radio airwaves. Why are they so angry? Michael Kimmel has spent hundreds of hours in the company of these angry white men-from white supremacists to men's rights activists to young students-in pursuit of an answer. Kimmel proposes a theory of aggrieved entitlement: a sense that the benefits to which white men long believed themselves entitled have been snatched from them. Kimmel locates the increase in anger with a growing social, political, and economic gender gap, twinned with an ideology of masculinity that makes America's white men feel empty and alone. Although they have been facing years of underemployment and wage stagnation, mainstream American discourse rarely discuss class issues. So when America's white men feel they've lived their lives the "right" way-worked hard-and still do not get the rewards to which they believe they are entitled, then they have to blame somebody else. Anybody else"--
  • "Michael Kimmel has spent hundreds of hours in the company of angry white American men--from white supremacists to men's rights activists to young students--to try to determine why they are so angry. Kimmel proposes a theory of aggrieved entitlement: a sense that the benefits to which white men long believed themselves entitled have been snatched from them. Kimmel locates the increase in anger with a growing social, political, and economic gender gap, twinned with an ideology of masculinity that makes America's white men feel empty and alone"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kimmel, Michael S
Dewey number
155.3/320973
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1090.3
LC item number
.K55175 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Men
  • Whites
  • Masculinity
  • Equality
  • Civil rights
Label
Angry white men : American masculinity at the end of an era, by Michael Kimmel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: America the angry -- Manufacturing rage: the cultural construction of aggrieved entitlement -- Angry white boys -- White men as victims: the men's rights movement -- Angry white dads -- Targeting women -- Mad men: the rage(s) of the American working man -- The white wing
Control code
ocn852681950
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 319 pages
Isbn
9781568586960
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013025872
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)852681950
Label
Angry white men : American masculinity at the end of an era, by Michael Kimmel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: America the angry -- Manufacturing rage: the cultural construction of aggrieved entitlement -- Angry white boys -- White men as victims: the men's rights movement -- Angry white dads -- Targeting women -- Mad men: the rage(s) of the American working man -- The white wing
Control code
ocn852681950
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 319 pages
Isbn
9781568586960
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013025872
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)852681950

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