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  • Male Myths and Iconsby Roger Horrocks

    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...

  • Men and Masculinities in Southeast Asiaby Michele Ford; Lenore Lyons

    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...

  • Boys Don't Cry?by Milette Shamir; Jennifer Travis

    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...

  • Un hombre del reinoby Tony Evans

    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...

  • The Challenges of Being a Rural Gay Manby Deborah Bray Preston; Anthony R. D'Augelli

    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...

  • The Drag Queen Anthologyby Lisa Underwood

    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...

  • Masculinities in Contemporary Africaby Egodi Uchendu

    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...

  • Chasing Adonisby Tim Bergling

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    What is it about some men that makes them an object of our deepest desires? And how far are we willing to go in pursuit of those desires? Chasing Adonis: Gay Men & the Pursuit of Perfection delves into one of the most central mysteries of gay life: What is it gay men find attractive in other men, and why? How much is nature, how much is nurture .... more...

  • The Hidden Spirituality of Menby Matthew Fox

    New World Library 2010; US$ 17.95

    To awaken what Fox calls ?the sacred masculine,? he unearths ten metaphors, or archetypes, ranging from the Green Man to the Grandfatherly Heart to the Spiritual Warrior. more...

  • The Death of Santiniby Pat Conroy

    Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.00

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader?s Circle for author chats and more.   Pat Conroy?s great success as a writer has always been intimately linked with the exploration of his family history. As the oldest of seven children who were dragged from military base to military base across the South,... more...