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C.J. Pascoe is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Puget Sound

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High school is hard. After surviving a four-year war of raging hormones, sorting through conflicting identities, and searching for a place to fit in, it is a wonder anyone would want to go back. In Dude, You’re a Fag, that is exactly what author C. J. Pascoe does: Pascoe goes back to high school to conduct 18 months of ethnographic fieldwork in a California high school, dubbed “River High,” in order to investigate masculinity and sexuality among high school students.
 
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therc | Hi ha 3 ressenyes més | May 23, 2019 |
A condensed account of the longer publication, Hanging Out, Messing Around and Geeking Out. This report summarises the findings of a 3 year ethnographic study of how young people are living and learning with new media in different settings. Also available as a free download from https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/living-and-learning-new-media
 
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BCE_Library | Hi ha 2 ressenyes més | Sep 10, 2015 |
This book clearly illustrates the institutionalized sexism and distorted and detrimental formations of masculinity within a typical American high school. Pascoe's book, though its findings are rather grim, is very readable; this is both an advantage and a deficiency. The book's accessibility increases the range of its audience and the exposure to these issues that this accessibility facilitates is, of course, a good thing. Alternatively, the lack of theoretical investigation and argument leaves us with the production of questions rather than their analysis. Theory here is used as a slightly awkward supplement in a book that speaks plainly to shocking effect. Overall, this is an important book exploring notions of adolescent gender roles and sexuality within education that confronts major issues which need to be addressed, and hopefully this work will open a path for future investigations of the subject.… (més)
 
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poetontheone | Hi ha 3 ressenyes més | Oct 12, 2013 |

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