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- Jacana Media 2012; US$ 23.99
Between 2009 and 2011, journalism fellows of the HIV & AIDS Media Project undertook in-depth research looking to write about men, masculinity, and HIV in a new way, and the result is this compendium of articles, blogs, and photo essays. It showcases a diversity of men, each facing a unique context and dealing with sexual health and relationships differently.... more...
- NYU Press 2012; US$ 89.00
According to masculinities theory, masculinity is not a biological imperative but a social construction. Men engage in a constant struggle with other men to prove their masculinity. Masculinities and the Law develops a multidimensional approach. It sees categories of identity—including various forms of masculinities—as operating simultaneously... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1995; US$ 61.00
This book studies some important myths of masculinity in various popular genres, including the western, the horror film, rock music and pornography. The author argues that popular culture gives us highly complex and ambivalent images of men. The hero turns into the anti-hero; feminine and homoerotic material leak in; the male is often shown as the... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 28.99
We take for granted the idea that white, middle-class, straight masculinity connotes total control of emotions, emotional inexpressivity, and emotional isolation. That men repress their feelings as they seek their fortunes in the competitive worlds of business and politics seems to be a given. This collection of essays by prominent literary and cultural... more...
- Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2011; US$ 13.99
Be honest, guys: Have you ever made a foolish or harmful decision when angry? Have you ever said or done something in the heat of the moment that you wish you could take back? Or do you tend to keep your anger hidden, choosing to bury the feeling and hoping it just goes away? No matter how often you get angry, or how you express it, Bill Perkins (best-selling... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 14.38
Robert Bly writes that it is clear to men that the images of adult manhood given by popular culture are worn out, that a man can no longer depend on them. Iron John searches for a new vision of what a man is or could be, drawing on psychology, anthropology, mythology, folklore and legend. Robert Bly looks at the importance of the Wild Man (reminiscent... more...
- Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2013; US$ 14.99
Cuando un hombre sigue los principios de la hombría bíblica, todos a su alrededor se benefician de su cuidado y de su liderazgo. Un hombre del reino desafía e equipa a los hombres a entender completamente su posición bajo la autoridad de Dios así como también su posición sobre lo que Dios le ha dado. La definición... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Gay men often face struggles in the conservative world of rural life, due to the pervasive social stigmas associated with homosexuality and the lack of anonymity in a small-town setting. In this book, Preston and D?Augelli present the results of in-depth interviews and surveys with rural gay men, providing unique and hitherto unknown perspectives... more...