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The Concept of Sentimental Boyhood

The Emotional Education of Boys in Mexico during the Early Porfiriato, 1876–1884

Carlos Zúñiga Nieto

Mexican emotional standard of child-rearing that promoted the individual cultivation of honor, the management of anger, and the use of fear as discipline, drawing on well-known European pedagogic theories on boyhood in late nineteenth-century Mexico

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Becoming a Gentleman

Adolescence, Chivalry, and Turn-of-the-Century Youth Movements

Kent Baxter

. They, too, shape and direct fear, love, pity, anger, essentially aright. (1904: I:viii, II:443) Thus the stories, which grow “slowly and naturally in the soul of the race,” provide a code of behavior that will guide the developing adolescent in the

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Wally Cleaver Goes to War

The Boy Citizen-Solider on the Cold War Screen

Ann Kordas

This paper examines the ways in which instructional films, television shows, and television commercials both depicted and sought to construct the experience of American boyhood in the decades immediately following World War II. During the Cold War, many American adults feared that boys lacked the “masculine” qualities required by future defenders of the United States. Believing that boys needed additional instruction in appropriate gender behavior, educators turned to a new film genre: the classroom instructional film. Films in this genre emphasized the importance of patriotism, respect for order and authority, and the need for emotional and physical discipline in American males. Television shows and toy commercials also encouraged boys to envision themselves as future soldiers and defenders of freedom.

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Wooden Man

Coetzee or the Possibility of Differend as Ethics

Teresa Joaquim

, of the dynamics of power and the multiplicity of faces and subjectivities that are inscribed in it—and oftentimes made largely invisible. This power reveals itself in the form of fears , in the relation to oneself and others; namely, the underlying

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Diederik F. Janssen

European notions of boyhood and childhood in Yucatán, while in Mexico City, Christian fear of divine judgment reigned as key pedagogical experts’ recommended vehicle in promoting obedience. In “‘Be Prepared!’ (But Not Too Prepared): Scouting, Soldiering

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Young Delinquency as a Social Product in an Age of Correction

The Chicago School’s Struggle to Humanize Transgression

Shane Blackman

intellectual tensions, where naturalistic ethnography offered an insider sensitivity that was also in pursuit of, but held back by, correctional sentiment and the wider fear of the “feminization” of American male culture, labor, and values. There is detailed

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Martin Woodside

avid fan of dime novels, so much so that he had nicknamed himself “Kansas Charley.” The murder made tantalizing headlines, playing on the fears of anxious middle-class parents and pedagogues. One report warns that despite “his extreme youth,” Miller is

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“I Love You, Guys”

A Study of Inclusive Masculinities among High School Cross-Country Runners

Luis Morales and Edward Caffyn-Parsons

in society ( Baunach 2012 ; Keleher and Smith 2012 ; Loftus 2001 ). Central to IMT is homohysteria—a concept defined as the fear of being socially perceived as gay. IMT conceptualizes the changes that occur concerning masculinities within various

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“Be Prepared!” (But Not Too Prepared)

Scouting, Soldiering, and Boys’ Roles in World War I

Lucy Andrew

short, Scouting appeared to be preparing boys for their future role as soldiers, ensuring that, when the time came, they would not, like many of the adult generation before them, be rejected for active duty. Scouting for Boys responds to fears about

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Shane Harrison

ways in which male survivors often differ from their female counterparts: masculine gender socialization, feelings and worry about homosexuality, and fears of becoming predators themselves (7). This is closely followed by researcher and forensic