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- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95
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 2012; US$ 139.95
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...
- 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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
Written for both men and women, this groundbreaking book takes the reader on a journey to discover new routes to authentic manhood and create alternatives to definitions of masculinity that no longer work in today's world. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95
Popular culture has recognized urban gay men's use of the web over the last ten years, yet to date, the relationship between urban gay male culture and digital media technologies has received only limited critical attention. Gaydar Culture fills this gap by offering a timely intervention into the fields of digital media studies, cultural studies... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 12.78
So your husband/boyfriend/partner (delete as necessary) has just tipped over 35/40/45/50 (delete as necessary) and you can see that he's not quite as keen on Emmerdale as he once was. He's started to dress with his jeans hoiked too high like his hero Jeremy Clarkson and he's bought a home gym - the one recommended by George Clooney. Then there are... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2002; US$ 22.99
This surprising and thought-provoking book begins with the obvious fact that Stonewall happened 30 years ago, and the perhaps less obvious fact that in the 30 years since an enormous number of social science studies have been done on gay men. Dave Nimmons proceeds to synthesize that information to reveal a number of unseen patterns of gay male behavior,... more...