Tough guise is an hour-long documentary about the “tough guy” archetype in american culture released in 1999 by anti-sexism activist and social critic jackson katz, the documentary. About jackson katz: jacksonkatz is one of america's leading anti-sexist male activists an educator, author, filmmaker, and cultural theorist, he is inte. Jackson katz is an educator, author, filmmaker and cultural theorist who is a pioneer in the fields of gender violence prevention education and media literacy katz is the creator of popular educational videos including tough guise: violence, media and the crisis in masculinity. Comm 288 lecture study guide exam 2 study play lecture 1 the tough guise 1 what did jackson katz say about school shootings to sut that upset him this is not kids killing kids, this is boys killing boys, and boys killing girls- we will be condemned to deal with this violence, knew this is a teachable moment in culture through more.
In the highly acclaimed sequel to tough guise, pioneering anti-violence educator and cultural theorist jackson katz provides a stunning look at the sexist, homophobic, and self-destructive messages that target boys and young men and shows how these messages combine to normalize and glamorize violent forms of masculinity. View notes - tough guise by jackson katz worksheet from soc 1010 at university of toledo are the consequences explain what “upping the ante” means, add any notes you have about media images. Jackson katz: so for boys, and this is true for every racial and ethnic background, and every socioeconomic group, to be a real man – to be tough, strong, independent, respected 4. In 1999 jackson katz headlined a documentary that powerfully revealed the mask of masculinity, a pretense of stoicism and readiness for violence that many men feel compelled to put on, at least part of the time the film, tough guise: violence, manhood, and american culture, became a staple in.
Acclaimed anti-violence educator jackson katz examines the epidemic of male violence that plagues american society as part of a much larger, media-inflected cultural crisis in american masculinity. Tough guise 455 likes while the social construction of femininity has been widely examined, the dominant role of masculinity has until recently. In this highly anticipated update of the influential and widely acclaimed tough guise, pioneering anti-violence educator and cultural theorist jackson katz argues that the ongoing epidemic of men's violence in america is rooted in our inability as a society to move beyond outmoded ideals of manhoodin a sweeping analysis that cuts across racial, ethnic, and class lines, katz examines mass.
In this innovative and wide-ranging analysis, jackson katz argues that widespread violence in american society, including the tragic school shootings in littleton, colorado, jonesboro, arkansas, and elsewhere, needs to be understood as part of an ongoing crisis in masculinity. Jackson katz in the documentary “tough guise” argues that social media puts a lot of pressure on how men should look and act for example, arnold schwarzenegger is possibly one of the most popular role models for young boys and men today. Tough guise 2: violence, manhood and american culture explores the relationship between mainstream media content and the construction of violent masculine norms within contemporary united states society anti-violence educator jackson katz expands upon the themes of the original film, tough guise: violence, media and the crisis in masculinity, (jhally et al 1999) adding more in-depth analysis.
In his latest film, tough guise 2, jackson katz helps us understand the violence men do to themselves and to others, and he does that more compellingly and vividly than has ever been done before -dr tom digby. In a much-needed update to its 1999 predecessor, tough guise 2: violence, manhood, and american culture brings to light the horrid ways masculinity is constructed in the media narrator jackson katz uses visuals and film clips to argue that such a view of masculinity is creating a crisis in young boys as they grow up being made to feel that violence=agency and that rape is just fine because. Tough guise: violence, media, and the crisis in masculinity, long beach, ca contact name: jackson katz phone number: (562) 997-3953 “tough guise: violence, media, and the crisis in masculinity” is an educational video that is used in conjunction with a 22-page study guide there is a high school version of the video that is 57 minutes. Katz is the author of two books and the creator of the 1999 film tough guise: violence, media, and the crisis in masculinity, which examines violence at the heart of american masculine culture by looking critically at hollywood films, video games, popular music, and television.
Tough guise is the first educational video geared toward college and high school students to systematically examine the relationship between pop-cultural violence, media & the crisis in masculinity while the social construction of femininity has been widely examined, the dominant role of masculinity has until recently remained largely invisible. Tough guise written by jackson katz and jeremy earp about jackson katz and jeremy earp overview of the video how to use this guide source list for statistics in tough guise note to high school teachers recent articles about masculinity by jackson katz and sut jhally video sections: introduction.
Format video dvd summary in this highly anticipated update of the influential and widely acclaimed tough guise, pioneering anti-violence educator and cultural theorist jackson katz argues that the ongoing epidemic of men's violence in america is rooted in our inability as a society to move beyond outmoded ideals of manhood. In this class, we watched a video about masculinity by jackson katz called tough guise jackson argued that our society teaches us that masculinity, “being a man”, is about power and control jackson argued that our society teaches us that masculinity, “being a man”, is about power and control. Directed by sut jhally with steve austin, marlon brando, james caan, seth green tough guise systematically examines the relationship between pop-cultural imagery and the social construction of masculine identities in the us at the dawn of the 21st century.