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- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
"In many ways," Waller R. Newell writes, "young men today are in deep spiritual trouble. But they are also yearning for a way back to the noblest ideals of American manhood." The Code of Man represents a deep and thought-provoking effort to help guide contemporary men back to those ideals, as embodied in what Newell calls the five paths to manliness:... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
Why are so many of today's supermen super-clueless? Why do so many men prefer the escapist digitized world of Spike TV and Grand Theft Auto to the reality of their own lives? An entire generation of men is slacking off. The struggle to redefine what being a man means in today's world has resulted in widespread male confusion, leading to rampant... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Drawing on extensive field research conducted in North America and Britain over a twenty year period, this book challenges masculine myth making. Mindful of a rich sociological tradition that seeks to understand the social world as lived and experienced, the authors provide insights that are likely to challenge common perceptions of various groups... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2006; US$ 19.99
An award-winning journalist tackles the hot topic of male body image and shows how physical size during childhood affects our psychology, social status, relationships, and income as adults. With a mix of fresh research, incisive reportage, and bracing candor, Size Matters traces the surprising history of society?s bias against shortness and reveals... more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 14.00
For every guy who?s ever wondered how to start a business, get a job in sports, survive in prison?or program a VCR? 50 Things Every Guy Should Know How to Do is the one irreplaceable source for all the answers. The guy?s guide to 50 essential skills?by the guys (and gals) who know best Daniel Kline and Jason Tomaszewski go straight to the experts,... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 69.00
Named an Outstanding Academic Title for 2007 by Choice!. From the Foreword:. "At a time when all of the world's talent must be tapped to provide the top-notch quality of health care that we all need and deserve, no profession can afford to ignore any of its brightest and best. Gender neutrality in nursing must be attained; our future patients... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 15.00
From the New York Times bestselling author of Detroit: An American Autopsy ?A fearless, clear eyed companion into parts of America that rarely see print.?? Entertainment Weekly Charlie LeDuff has made a career out of his extraordinary ability to capture the spirit of the people and places he profiles. US Guys is his odyssey in search... 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 119.95
Combining an empirical study based in Portugal with cross-national analyses of attitudes towards ideal gender arrangements in Europe and the USA, Plural Masculinities examines the various ways in which men come to define their identities and will appeal to those working in the fields of masculinities, gender studies and the sociology of the family. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 134.95
Much writing on men in the field of gender studies tends to focus unduly, almost exclusively, on portraying men as villains and women as victims in a moral bi-polar paradigm, Re-Thinking Men reverses the proclivity. With the development of a comparative and revised gender perspective drawing on US, Canadian and UK sources, this book will be of interest... more...