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- Tom Doherty Associates 2007; US$ 8.99
Dr. Harvey Kaye, emeritus assistant clinical professor of Psychiatry at New York Medical College, has spent decades analyzing matters of gender and sexual orientation. He's seen modern men lured by the siren song of the "Masculine Mystique" and pressured to fulfill the "Dominance Drive" and the "Heroic Imperative." The result is The Affairs of Men,... more...
- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 20.95
This collection highlights the fluidity of masculinity in American popular culture at the turn of the new millennium and beyond by examining possibilities for male identity formation. Each chapter mines American popular culture -- theatre, film, literature, music, advertising, internet content, ... more...
- SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 83.00
Drawing together the broad range of theoretical issues posed in the new study of masculinity, contributors from diverse backgrounds address in this volume the different disciplinary roots of theories of masculinity - sociology, psychoanalysis, ethnography, and inequality studies. Subsequent chapters theoretically model many issues central to the study... more...
- SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 175.00
The Handbook of Studies on Men and Masculinities is an interdisciplinary and international culmination of the growth of men's studies that also offers insight about future directions for the field. The Handbook provides a broad view of masculinities primarily across the social sciences, with the inclusion of important debates in some areas of... more...
- SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 58.00
One of the most central issues for women?s prospects for equality is whether man can and will change. Changing the social relations of gender will involve changing men?s subjectives as well as their daily practices. This book asks whether this is possible. Bob Pease aims to develop strategies that will promote the process of change towards equality... more...
- 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...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2006; US$ 19.99
Introduction 1 PART I THE LITTLE ONES 1. “Chunky? 29 2. “Longitude? and “Pondus Absolutum? 45 3. A Brief Interruption for a Bicycle Accident 68 PART II “MY, HOW YOU?VE GROWN . . .? 4. The Invention of Childhood 77 5. The Bully Inside Me 91 6. Runts, Sneaks, and Dominators 110 PART III THE SPURT 7. “To Grow Hairy? 131 8. Belittled 150 9. The Prussian... more...