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- Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 27.99
"If you ask men if they spend any time hiding, they usually look at you as if you're nuts. 'What, me hide?' But if you ask women whether men hide, they immediately know what you mean." -- from Where Men Hide Where Men Hide is a spirited tour of the dark and often dirty places men go to find comfort, camaraderie, relaxation, and escape. Ken... 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$ 29.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This book brings together extensive recent innovative research on the study of men and masculinities in Southeast Asia. Drawing on rich ethnographic fieldwork from Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, the Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia and Timor-Leste, the book examines both dominant and marginal constructions of heterosexual masculinity and the ways in... 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$ 54.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95
Examine the cultural and political implications of male-to-female gender performance! The Drag Queen Anthology: The Absolutely Fabulous but Flawlessly Customary World of Female Impersonators examines the phenomena of male-to-female gender performance and the people who live it. This provocative collection of original essays explores the possibilities,... 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...