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TSOC 455 The Sociology of Gender
Dr. Natalie Jolly
Heavy metal music is experienced as a vibrant and empowering global community, but its history, structure, and practice reflect and recreate larger patterns of masculine hegemony within the metal world. As the metal ethos is centered around the practice and affirmation of social transgression, some are pushing the boundaries of metal itself to become a vehicle for critical social discourse around structural inequalities, including gendered hegemony.
metal, gender, power, music, femininity, masculinity, transgression, hegemony, subculture
Gender and Sexuality | Other Arts and Humanities | Social Psychology and Interaction
Fortney, Adam, "Metal Music and Gender" (2021). Sociology Student Work Collection. 77.