Dude, You're a Fag

2nd Edition

Masculinity and Sexuality in High School

C. J. Pascoe
eISBN-13: 9780520950696

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High school and the difficult terrain of sexuality and gender identity are brilliantly explored in this smart, incisive ethnography. Based on eighteen months of fieldwork in a racially diverse working-class high school, Dude, You're a Fag sheds new light on masculinity both as a field of meaning and as a set of social practices. C. J. Pascoe's unorthodox approach analyzes masculinity as not only a gendered process but also a sexual one. She demonstrates how the "specter of the fag" becomes a disciplinary mechanism for regulating heterosexual as well as homosexual boys and how the "fag discourse" is as much tied to gender as it is to sexuality.

Sold By University of California Press
ISBNs 9780520950696, 0520950690, 9780520271487, 9780520271487, 0520950690, 9780520950696
Language English
Number of Pages 248
Edition 2nd