author={Timothy Laurie},
  pages={13 - 30}
  • T. Laurie
  • Published 2 January 2015
  • Sociology
  • Angelaki
Abstract: This article interrogates “masculinity” as a named object of study for the social sciences, and sociology in particular, by drawing on the analysis of sense and language in Gilles Deleuze's The Logic of Sense (1969). While rejecting essentialist definitions of masculine attributes, sociologists have long insisted that masculinity can be defined as a strategic articulation in the pursuit of social goals. Developing Deleuze's notion of the “singularity” within signifying series, this… 
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