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DOGFIGHTING : SYMBOLIC EXPRESSION AND VALIDATION OF MASCULINITY

RHONDA EVANS

DOGFIGHTING : SYMBOLIC EXPRESSION AND VALIDATION OF MASCULINITY

by RHONDA EVANS

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Online version of print publication SEX ROLES: A JOURNAL OF RESEARCH v.39 #11-12 (1998) : 825-838.

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manifestation of masculinity in Latin America remain: the first is the persistent centrality of sexual conquest in notions of real masculinity; the second is the fact that as an identity, masculinity remains a label affixed to men by men, what Nurse describes as manhood "affirmed through homosocial enactment and male validation" (8).   According to Hankinson, “he regarded an expensive car and big house as status symbols of masculinity, but he couldn’t achieve them, and it made him feel horrible about himself.” ‘I’m.

Additional Reading: “Dogfighting: symbolic expression and validation of masculinity” Sex Roles 39 (): SWA #6 (M) Jan. MLK (T) Jan Reading Handout: “Feminism and Vegetarianism” SWA #7: conversations with men about animal issues V = Peaceable Kingdom @ McMillan Theater. " Dogfighting: Symbolic Expression and Validation of Masculinity." Sex Roles 39 (11/12): • , Evans, Rhonda D. and Craig J. Forsyth. "The Effects of Changing the Legal Drinking Age on the Drinking Behavior of the Underage Group." International Review of Modern Sociology 28 (1):

  Evans et al. (, p. ) argue that dog‐fighting is a symbolic arena for the development, expression and validation of masculinity (as interestingly also is entrepreneurship). Forsyth and Evans (a, b) explain how dogmen utilise neutralization theory to rationalize their behaviour to counter stigma and criminal identity in a world. Evans, Rhonda, DeAnn K. Gauthier and Craig J. Forsyth. Dogfighting: Symbolic expression and validation of masculinity. Sex Roles 39(11/12): Fernandez, J. Persuasions and performances: Of the beast in every body - And the metaphors of everyman. In C. Geertz (ed.). Myth, Symbol and Culture. American Academy of Science.


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DOGFIGHTING : SYMBOLIC EXPRESSION AND VALIDATION OF MASCULINITY by RHONDA EVANS Download PDF EPUB FB2

We further argue thatpursuit of symbolic masculinity through dogfighting ismore important to working-class men, who possess feweralternative avenues for achieving status than do middle-class or professional men.

Theimplications of this research for the larger culture ofmasculinity in the United States are by: Dogfighting: Symbolic Expression and Validation of Masculinity Rhonda Evans Texas A&M University DeAnn K. Gauthier University of Southwestern Louisiana Craig J.

Forsyth1 University of Southwestern Louisiana This study examines the issue of masculinity in dogfighting. Dogfighting is an illegal gaming sport centered in the Southern United States. Dogfighting: Symbolic Expression and Validation of Masculinity Dogfighting: Symbolic Expression and Validation of Masculinity Evans, Rhonda; Gauthier, Deann; Forsyth, Craig This study examines the issue of masculinity indogfighting.

Dogfighting is an illegal gaming sportcentered in the Southern United States. The authors examine dogfighting as a symbolic expression of the subculture of white masculinity in the southern United States, particularly for the working class, The fighting dogs, mostly Pit Bull Terriers, are reflections of their owners and thus the instruments of the owners’ prowess.5/5(1).

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We further argue that pursuit of symbolic masculinity is important to working class men, who possess fewer alternative avenues for achieving status than do those from higher social ranks. D., Gauthier, D.

K., & Forsyth, C. Dogfighting: symbolic expression and validation of masculinity. Sex Roles, 39, – CrossRef Google. The Fight: Symbolic Expression and Validation of Masculinity in Working Class Tavern Culture Article (PDF Available) in American Journal of Criminal Justice 39(3) September with Reads.

Dogfighting: Symbolic Expression and Validation of Masculinity. Robley Dunglison Evans, Deann K. Gauthier, Craig J Forsyth; Sociology; ; VIEW 1 EXCERPT.

Ark. Acts prohibits persons from promoting dog fighting, engaging in dog fighting, being present at a dog fight, or committing various acts connected with dog fighting. Many men construed these changes as threatening to the development, expression, and validation of traditional masculinity (Hantover, ; Messner, Messner, Messner & Sabo, ).

Tolson. They maintained that dogfighting is a symbolic expression and validation of masculinity. Approval versus disapproval of dogfighting and cockfighting among college students This Note examines how the existing RICO structure might be applied to dogfighting rings, particularly in.

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It examines three controversies: the battle over the 'cruelty' of the live animal markets in San Francisco's Chinatown, the uproar over the conviction of NFL superstar Michael Vick on dogfighting charges, and the firestorm over the Makah tribe's decision to resume whaling in the Pacific Northwest after a hiatus of more than seventy years.

Based on published reports and interviews with those living and working in dog fighting neighborhoods, we show that the contemporary cultural knowledge of dog fighting is a discourse with multiple meanings: for those who pit dogs against each other, for the worried public, for those who are charged with law enforcement, and for the dogs themselves.

/ Jim Mason, Mary Finelli -- The sexual politics of meat / Carol J. Adams -- The promotion of "meat" and its consequences / David Nibert -- Combats of elephants / Pliny the Elder -- On being human in the bullfight / Garry Marvin -- Dogfighting: symbolic expression and validation of masculinity / Rhonda Evans, DeAnn Kalich (Gauthier), Craig J.

Garry Marvin. On Being Human in the Bullfight Rhonda Evans, DeAnn K. Gauthier and Craig J. Forsyth. Dogfighting: Symbolic Expression and Validation of Masculinity Randy Malamud. Zoo Spectatorship Matt Cartmill. Hunting and Humanity in Western Thought Further Reading Part 5.

Animals as Symbols Introduction John Berger. This article is significant for me because it argues that specific elements of this sport represents symbolic attempts at attaining at attaining and maintaining honor Continue reading Evans, Rhonda, Deann Gauthier, and Criag Forsyth.

“Dogfighting: Symbolic Expression and Validation of Masculinity.”. Social constructs of masculinity and socialization play a key role in men's ability to seek help. Men struggle with emotional expression and the identification of coping mechanisms due to constructs of masculinity.

Meditative practices, which are female dominated in our society, are not as frequently sought out by men [19, 20, 27]. Medical and. A medieval book of beasts (extracts). in A medieval book of beasts: the second-family bestiary ; commentary, art, text and translation C. Dogfighting: symbolic expression and validation of masculinity.

in The animals reader: the essential classic and contemporary medieval myth and symbolism. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, ). Dogfighting: Symbolic expression and validation of masculinity.

Sex Roles39(11/12): (Summarized by Katherine Groble, Animal Studies Program, Michigan State University) In their paper Evans et al. posit that southern white men view dogfighting as a status symbol and as a means to gain honor and prove one’s manhood. Dogfighting: Symbolic Expression and Validation of Masculinity; Randy Malamud.

Zoo Spectatorship testing. As natural habitats continue to be destroyed, the rights of animals to co-exist on the planet - and their symbolic power as a connection between humans and the natural world - are ever more hotly contested.

Cultural Studies.Data collected in Louisiana and Mississippi from interviews conducted with men who fight dogs for sport (n=31) as well as ethnographic observations from fourteen dog fights and pre-fight meetings indicate that dogs employed for dogfighting are the means by which some of their owners develop, express and validate their masculinity (Evans et al.For connections between dogfighting and boxing in the U.S.

context along the axis of masculinity in general and Mike Tyson specifically, see Rhonda Evans, DeAnn K. Gauthier and Craig J. Forsyth, “Dogfighting: Symbolic Expression and Validation of Masculinity,” in Sex Roles, vol.

39, nos. 11/12 (): ; ff.