From Men to Boys: Masculinity, Politics and the Irish Boy Band

Martin McLoone, Noel McLaughlin

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    Abstract

    This paper considers the way in which the Irish boy band of the 1990s mounted a challenge to dominant discourses in Ireland around gender and sexuality, despite the fact that the they consitute the most critically derided form of music and represent one of the most commercial,'manufactured' and inauthentic aspect of Celtic Tiger Ireland.
    LanguageEnglish
    Title of host publicationMasculinity and Irish Popular Cultur: Tiger's Tales
    EditorsConn Holohan, Tony Tracy
    Pages61-74
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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    Keywords

    • Irish popular culture
    • Masculinity
    • pop music

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    McLoone, M., & McLaughlin, N. (2014). From Men to Boys: Masculinity, Politics and the Irish Boy Band. In C. Holohan, & T. Tracy (Eds.), Masculinity and Irish Popular Cultur: Tiger's Tales (pp. 61-74) https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137300249
    McLoone, Martin ; McLaughlin, Noel. / From Men to Boys: Masculinity, Politics and the Irish Boy Band. Masculinity and Irish Popular Cultur: Tiger's Tales. editor / Conn Holohan ; Tony Tracy. 2014. pp. 61-74
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