Issue 4, December 1996

Editor: Cassandra Pybus

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Target Article

R. W. Connell’s Politics of Changing Men¬†explores the history and politics of the various discourses surrounding representations of masculinity.


An extract from David Tacey’s Remaking Men: Jungian Thought and the Post-Patriarchal Psyche.

Marilyn Lake reviews states of fantasy by Jacqueline Rose.

Worlding Women: A Feminist International Politics by Jan Jindy Pettman is reviewed by Ann Curthoys.

An extract from Queer Theory by Annamarie Jagose.

Martin Breen’s Woof, Woof: The real bite in Reservoir Dogs explores Quentin Tarantino’s use of pop music in the film Reservoir Dogs.

In “Recovering Memory “ John Frow examines false memory syndrome and childhood sexual abuse.

In Cultural Studies, Feminist Values: Strange Bedfellows or Sisters in Crime? Terry Threadgold suggests that women who murder their husbands raise all of the questions that feminist cultural studies needs to be thinking about.

Pierre Ryckmans’s Are Books Useless? is an extract from the 1996 Boyer lectures.

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