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Men of the World
Genders, Globalizations, Transnational Times



July 2015 | 280 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
"Men of the World will be seized upon by academics and activists facing up to the persistence, proliferation and transnationalization of patriarchies."
- Cynthia Cockburn, City University, London and University of Warwick

"This is an important, thought-provoking and incredibly timely book from one of the leading scholars in the field of men and masculinities. I cannot praise this wonderful book highly enough.”
- Richard Collier, Newcastle University

"In this lively and engaging new book, Hearn looks back over nearly 40 years in feminist-framed studies of men and masculinities, and also forward to the futuristic scenarios through which gender power is currently evolving in transpatriarchal contexts."
- Terrell Carver, University of Bristol

What have men and globalization got to do with each other? How are men shaping and being shaped by globalization? How is globalization gendered? Why do many books on globalization fail to discuss gender relations? And why do many of those that do omit an explicit and developed analysis of men and gender relations?

 Men of the World brings together autobiographical reflections and memories on changing personal locations, contemporary empirical studies on major power processes, and up to date theoretical development. It considers the implications of debates on globalization for analyzing men, and the implications of debates on men and masculinities for globalization, transnational change and transnational patriarchies, as part of engagement and critique focused on the global North.

Specific chapters address diverse transnational issues: transnational bodies and emotions in violence, violation and militarism; transnational organizing across states, big business, global finance, and activism; transnational movements in the environment, migration, and information and communication technologies and sexualities; and finally, challenges to the gender category of 'men'.

An essential read for students and researchers of gender, sexuality, masculinity, intersectionality, and globalization across the social sciences.

 Jeff Hearn is Guest Faculty Research Professor, Gender Studies, Örebro University, Sweden; Professor of Management and Organization, Hanken School of Economics, Finland; Professor of Sociology, University of Huddersfield, UK.
 
Introducing men of the world
 
Which men? Which worlds?
 
Locating selves
 
Deconstructing the dominant: Back to gendered globalization
 
From patriarchy to transpatriarchies
 
Transpatriarchies in practice
 
Bodies of emotion: violences and violations
 
Structures of organizing: empires, corporations and activisms
 
Processes of flows (1): movements, environments and migrations
 
Processes of flows (2): ICTs and sexualities
 
Transforming transpatriarchies: possible futures
 
Postscript: Towards the abolition of “men”?

Men of the World is an important.. illuminating and comprehensive book.. for students and scholars of gender, sexualities, and globalization... One of his best achievements is showing how intersections between gender, sexualities, and ICTs not only reproduce patriarchy and hegemony of men through the interlocked aspects of transpatriarchies (i.e., embodied experiences, structures, and processes) but also how men’s sexualities are constructed, transformed, and regulated within the network societies.

Robert T. Cserni, SUNY, USA
Men and Masculinities
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Men of the World: From Patriarchy to Transpatriarchies


Jeff R Hearn

Jeff Hearn is currently Guest Faculty Research Professor in the Humanities and Social Sciences, based in Gender Studies and the Centre for Feminist Social Studies, Örebro University, Professor of Management and Organization, Hanken School of Economics, Professor of Sociology, University of Huddersfield, and a UK Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences. His recent research has focused on transnational change. He has been at the forefront of critical research on men and masculinities, and has published extensively on sociology, organizations, management, policy, gender, sexualities, violences, cultural studies, and autoethnography. His... More About Author

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