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- 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...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2012; US$ 14.99
Praise for Man Alive ?I?ve talked to tens of thousands of men who feel beat down and knocked around for bad decisions they've made. Some of these guys feel like such failures, they can't even imagine a heavenly Father who loves them unconditionally. To each of these men I say, you need to hear the truth and brother-to-brother encouragement that... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2015; US$ 20.78
Young men are failing as never before - academically, socially and sexually. But why is this so? What are the implications? And what needs to be done about it before it's too late? Philip Zimbardo and co-writer Nikita Coulombe examine the modern meltdown of manhood and how this is manifest in the lives of young men today. They consider such factors... more...
- Random House 2016; US$ 23.98
What does it mean to be a man today? Much is being done to change negative female stereotypes but we still expect that big boys don?t cry, strong and silent types get the girl, and that there is such a thing as a ?real man?. Man Up challenges the accepted rules of masculinity. It confronts the reasons why boys are three times more likely than girls... more...
- CODESRIA 2008; US$ 27.55
Although gender and non-gender scholars have studied men, such an academic exercise requires a critical and focused study of masculine subjects in particular social contexts, which is what this book attempts to do. This empirically rich collection of essays, the seventh of the CODESRIA Gender Series, deals with critical examinations of various shades... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2011; US$ 40.99
Masculinity, Senses, Spirit brings together current work by leading scholars in the fields of gender studies, religion, history, and cultural studies to examine the complex interrelationship between gender, sexuality, and the realms of the spirit and the senses in the Atlantic world from the 18th century to the present. more...
- University of California Press 2006; US$ 34.95
In this compelling study of machismo in Mexico City, Matthew Gutmann overturns many stereotypes of male culture in Mexico and offers a sensitive and often surprising look at how Mexican men see themselves, parent their children, relate to women, and talk about sex. This tenth anniversary edition features a new preface that updates the stories of the... more...
- Transworld 2010; US$ 15.98
"Why don't women tell jokes?" "Because we marry them." Kathy Lette has gathered together the very finest of her sparkling witticisms in this tongue-in-cheek guide to men. Devastatingly funny and more than a little outrageous, Kathy offers up advice ("if he wants breakfast in bed, tell him to sleep in the kitchen"), her inimitable insights into the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 56.95
All over the world, men as well as women exchange sex for money and other forms of reward, sometimes with other men and sometimes with women. In contrast to female prostitution, however, relatively little is known about male sex work, leaving questions unanswered about the individuals involved: their identities and self-understandings, the practices... more...