XVII – Beyond Borders: Masculinities and Margins

The 17th Annual American Men’s Studies Association Conference Proceedings
Edited by Marlen Elliot Harrison & Phillip Ward Schnarrs

Publication date: January 2011
275 pp.
ISBN‐13: 978‐1‐931342‐31‐5 (paperback) 978‐1‐931342‐32‐2 (e‐book)

This Volume The first ever publication to showcase the scholarship presented at the annual American Men’s Studies Association (AMSA) conferences. This landmark volume includes 17 chapters divided into 7 sections: Men and Masculinities; Constructing Identities; Psychology and Counseling; Health and Health Care; Development and Aging, Literature; and Education. With authors hailing from around the world – including New Zealand, Canada, Spain, UK, and USA – and working across a range of disciplines, Beyond Borders offers a sampling of critical inquiry into the ways in which the constructs “men and masculinities” are currently being considered in the social sciences, humanities, and health fields. Chapters include the 17th Annual AMSA Conference keynote address by noted scholar Victor Seidler and reflections by AMSA Loren Frankel Memorial Scholarship recipient, Yiu Tung Suen.

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Publication date January 2011

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About the Editors Marlen Elliot Harrison is a social identity researcher concerned with issues of language and communication as well as gender and sexuality. A current board member of AMSA, Harrison holds an MA in Education and Human Development from The George Washington University and a PhD in Composition and TESOL from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Having taught culture, communication, composition and literature on three different continents, Harrison currently teaches for the Language Centre at the University of Jyväskylä in central Finland.
Phillip Ward Schnarrs is Associate Instructor & Doctoral Student, Deparment of Applied Health Science, Indiana University, and Project Coordinator at the Center for Sexual Health Promotion.

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