Sexagon : : Muslims, France, and the Sexualization of National Culture / / Mehammed Amadeus Mack.

In contemporary France, particularly in the banlieues of Paris, the figure of the young, virile, hypermasculine Muslim looms large. So large, in fact, it often supersedes liberal secular society's understanding of gender and sexuality altogether. Engaging the nexus of race, gender, nation, and...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter Fordham University Press Complete eBook-Package 2017
Place / Publishing House:New York, NY : : Fordham University Press, , [2017]
Year of Publication:2017
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Physical Description:1 online resource (344 p.)
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Introduction: Enter the Sexagon
  • 1. The Banlieue Has a Gender: Competing Visions of Sexual Diversity
  • 2. Constructing the Broken Family: Th e Draw for Psychoanalysis
  • 3. Uncultured Yet Seductive: Th e Trope of the Difficult Arab Boy
  • 4. Sexual Undergrounds: Cinema, Performance, and Ethnic Surveillance
  • 5. Erotic Solutions for Ethnic Tension: Fantasy, Reality, Pornography
  • Conclusion: The Sexagon's Border Crisis
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Index