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- SAGE Publications 1992; US$ 64.00
As definitions of masculinity change, how friendships are organized by men is also affected. However, interactions among and between men are not only shaped by gender. This volume offers an analysis of the differences within the genders and the social forces that shape the ways in which friendship is organized. Through different perspectives, the... more...
- SAGE Publications 1995; US$ 64.00
Recent social and cultural changes - such as transformation in the workplace, shifting marriage and divorce patterns, the growth of the women's movement and development of the men's movement - have all served to change the traditional family role of fathers and to force a re-examination of the interaction between fathers and children. This collection... more...
- SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 47.00
With the erosion in western society of the traditional code of masculinity and a move towards more balanced gender roles, male heterosexual development now faces a challenge. The Male Heterosexual explores biological, developmental psychological, sociocultural and historical perspectives of male sexuality. Larry A Morris deals with a range of... more...
- Luviri Press 2016; US$ 19.00
It is common knowledge that HIV is widespread in Malawi as it is in many other countries of Southern Africa. It is also a well-known fact that women suffer most and frequently are blamed the most. Many attempts are being made to address the pandemic and reduce the suffering, and often women are the focus. This book differs in that it looks at the other... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 67.99
Named an Outstanding Academic Title for 2007 by Choice! "[A] fascinating historical perspective on men in nursing; the societal stereotypes associated with nurses and nursing; and the gender-based barriers facing males in the profession and those considering nursing as a career.... Everyone in the expanding health care delivery system should read... more...
- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 24.99
This book is an attempt to bring the gender and development debate full circlefrom a much-needed focus on empowering women to a more comprehensive gender framework that considers gender as a system that affects both women and men. The chapters in this book explore definitions of masculinity and male identities in a variety of social contexts,... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2008; US$ 11.99
Being black and male is serious business, but its absurd contradictions are often too funny for words. In this award-winning book, Shawn Taylor deftly leads us on a no-holds-barred tour of his masculine development, acknowledging some deep but often hilarious truths about black men. This raw and spellbinding narrative, full of unexpected turns of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 37.95
What was once a lifestyle for a small number of gay men in big cities has become a way of life for many, and the gay gym is now a culture on its own. Muscle Boys: Gay Gym Culture explores the evolution and current structure of this gay subculture that surfaced in San Francisco, West Hollywood, and New York during the 1970s. Covering ancient... more...