publication . Doctoral thesis . 2014

Fra metro til retro? Maskuliniteter i norsk populærkultur på 2000-tallet

Langeland, Fredrik;
Open Access Bokmål, Norwegian; Norwegian Bokmål
  • Published: 18 Dec 2014
  • Publisher: University of Stavanger, Norway
  • Country: Norway
Abstract
Doktoravhandling i kjønnsforskning. This thesis is concerned with the emergence of, and tensions between, «new» and «traditional» masculinities in Norwegian popular culture in the 2000s. It focuses particularly on metrosexuality, which signifies a preoccupation with appearance and a new «looked-at-ness» for young men, and retrosexuality, a more traditionally oriented and explicitly heterosexual figure with a penchant for nostalgia. These two concepts, coined by the British journalist and writer Mark Simpson, were initially seen as different versions of idealized masculinity. During the 2000s they became popularized as media discourses and used as marketing tools...
Subjects
free text keywords: kjønnsforskning, populærkultur, maskulinitet, metroseksualitet, :Social science: 200::Women's and gender studies: 370 [VDP]
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