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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
Watching the revolution of January 2011, the world saw Egyptians, men and women, come together to fight for freedom and social justice. These events gave renewed urgency to the fraught topic of gender in the Middle East. The role of women in public life, the meaning of manhood, and the future of gender inequalities are hotly debated by religious figures,... more...
- Beacon Press 2014; US$ 24.95
An acclaimed author reflects on his upbringing in a post?World War II blue-collar family and comes to terms with the racism, sexism, and other toxic values he inherited. Finalist for the 2014 New England Book Award in Non-Fiction Richard Hoffman sometimes felt as though he had two fathers: the real one who raised him and an imaginary version,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95
How much power does a father have to influence his children's development? A lively and often heated public debate on the role and value of the father in a family has been underway in the United States for the past decade. Nevertheless, we are far from understanding the complex ways in which fathers make contributions to their families and children.... more...