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- 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...
- 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...
- Penguin Publishing Group 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$ 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...
- Penguin Publishing Group 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 of... 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
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 which ignores not only the positive contributions of men to society, but also the male victims of life including the homeless, the incarcerated,... more...