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The Routledge Companion To Gender, Sex And Latin American Culture

Edited by: Luis Aldama Frederick

Print publication date:  May  2018
Online publication date:  May  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138894952
eBook ISBN: 9781315179728
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315179728
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The Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture is the first comprehensive volume to explore the intersections between gender, sexuality, and the creation, consumption, and interpretation of popular culture in the Américas.

The chapters seek to enrich our understanding of the role of pop culture in the everyday lives of its creators and consumers, primarily in the 20th and 21st centuries. They reveal how popular culture expresses the historical, social, cultural, and political commonalities that have shaped the lives of peoples that make up the Américas, and also highlight how pop culture can conform to and solidify existing social hierarchies, whilst on other occasions contest and resist the status quo. Front and center in this collection are issues of gender and sexuality, making visible the ways in which subjects who inhabit intersectional identities (sex, gender, race, class) are "othered", as well as demonstrating how these same subjects can, and do, use pop-cultural phenomena in self-affirmative and progressively transformative ways. Topics covered in this volume include TV, film, pop and performance art, hip-hop, dance, slam poetry, gender-fluid religious ritual, theater, stand-up comedy, graffiti, videogames, photography, graphic arts, sports spectacles, comic books, sci-fi and other genre novels, lotería card games, news, web, and digital media.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Hybrid mass culture Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The Latin American flâneur in the digital age Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Intersections of gender and gaming in Latin America Download PDF
Chapter  4:  La lotería mexicana Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Diasporic intersectionality Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Drawing up a ‘post’-Latin America Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Tito Guízar on Radio Row Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Interior design and homoerotic spaces in José Asunción Silva’s De sobremesa  Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Melodramatic attachments Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Sex with aliens Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Villain or victim? Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Art, literature, and mass media in Pedro Lemebel Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Neoliberal pigmentocracies Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Class, gender, race in recent filmic urban Brazilian spaces  Download PDF
Chapter  15:  El roc ha muerto, viva el roc Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Starring Mexico Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Hemisexualizing the Latin lover Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Transnational queerings and Sense8  Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Good gringos, bad hombres Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Graffiti in Latin America Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Graffiti School Comunidad  Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Contemporary Amerindian imaginaries and the challenge of intersectional analysis Download PDF
Chapter  23:  The photography of Thomaz Farkas and the Estádo de Pacaembu Download PDF
Chapter  24:  A “friendly” game Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Reading race and gender in The Black Man in Brazilian Soccer and beyond Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Hard punches, vulnerable bodies Download PDF
Chapter  27:  “The Blizzard of Oz” Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Somos Mujeres Somos Hip Hop Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Weirded soundscapes in contemporary Chilean narrative Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Dance as medicine Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Gender performativity and indigenous conceptions of duality in the Inti Raymi–Jatun Puncha Festivals of Cotacachi, Ecuador Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Beside motherhood Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Can saraus speak to gender and migrant politics in São Paulo? Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Transfeminism and fake mustachios Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Proud sinvergüenza or foolish maricón? Download PDF
Chapter  36:  The Cuban Missile Crisis of white masculinity Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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