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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; 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 2010; US$ 124.95
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...