The bear book : readings in the history and evolution of a gay male subculture / Les K. Wright, editor.

Contributor(s): Wright, Les KMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Haworth gay & lesbian studiesPublication details: New York : Harrington Park Press, c1997. Description: xxi, 284 p. ; 22 cmISBN: 0789000911; 9780789000910; 1560238909; 9781560238904Subject(s): Bears (Gay culture) | Gay men -- Identity | Gay men -- Attitudes | Gay men -- Psychology | Gender identity | Group identity | Masculinity | Body image in menDDC classification: 305.38/9664 LOC classification: HQ76 | .B37 1997
Contents:
Foreword / Tim Martin -- Introduction: Theoretical bears / Les Wright -- A concise history of self-identifying bears / Les Wright -- Bear roots / Ron Suresha -- The bear clan: North American totemic mythology, belief and legend / Michael S. Ramsey -- Aroused from hibernation / Scott Hill -- Bearaphernalia: An exercise in social definition / Robert B. Marks Ridinger -- Academics as bears: Thoughts on middle-class eroticization of workingmen's bodies / Eric Rofes -- Male images in the gay mass media and bear-oriented magazines: Analysis and contrast / Philip Locke -- Beardom / Rychard G. Powers -- The natural bears classification system: A classification system for bears and bearlike men version 1.10 / Bob Donahue, Jeff Stoner -- John Rand, photographer: An interview with Les Wright / transcription by Dale Wehrle -- The original bears mailing list: An interview with Steve Dyer -- Front range bears: A history / Van Lynn Floyd -- The bear essentials of country music / Lars Rains -- The Bear Hug Group: An interview with Sam Ganczaruk -- BEAR magazine / Luke Mauerman -- Bear mecca: The Lone Star Saloon revisited / Ron Suresha -- Bears in the land down under / Bob Hay -- Kiwi bears / John Webster -- Atlantic crossing: The development of the Eurobear / Tommy McCann -- A French bear asks: Are bears an American thing? / Pierre De Mey.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Foreword / Tim Martin -- Introduction: Theoretical bears / Les Wright -- A concise history of self-identifying bears / Les Wright -- Bear roots / Ron Suresha -- The bear clan: North American totemic mythology, belief and legend / Michael S. Ramsey -- Aroused from hibernation / Scott Hill -- Bearaphernalia: An exercise in social definition / Robert B. Marks Ridinger -- Academics as bears: Thoughts on middle-class eroticization of workingmen's bodies / Eric Rofes -- Male images in the gay mass media and bear-oriented magazines: Analysis and contrast / Philip Locke -- Beardom / Rychard G. Powers -- The natural bears classification system: A classification system for bears and bearlike men version 1.10 / Bob Donahue, Jeff Stoner -- John Rand, photographer: An interview with Les Wright / transcription by Dale Wehrle -- The original bears mailing list: An interview with Steve Dyer -- Front range bears: A history / Van Lynn Floyd -- The bear essentials of country music / Lars Rains -- The Bear Hug Group: An interview with Sam Ganczaruk -- BEAR magazine / Luke Mauerman -- Bear mecca: The Lone Star Saloon revisited / Ron Suresha -- Bears in the land down under / Bob Hay -- Kiwi bears / John Webster -- Atlantic crossing: The development of the Eurobear / Tommy McCann -- A French bear asks: Are bears an American thing? / Pierre De Mey.

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