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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.00
"This is a book of stories," writes Henry Louis Gates, "and all might be described as 'narratives of ascent.'" As some remarkable men talk about their lives, many perspectives on race and gender emerge. For the notion of the unitary black man, Gates argues, is as imaginary as the creature that the poet Wallace Stevens conjured in his poem "Thirteen... more...
- IP (Interactive Publications) 2011; US$ 12.99
Men Briefly Explained explores all aspects of contemporary manhood, the humourous and not so humourous, where men are in relation to women and to society in general. Thought provoking, impertinent, irreverent, witty, startling, this collection will have you mesmerised from start to finish. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
This collection, with contributions from scholars in seventeen countries, analyses the characteristics and potential of diverse educational and political initiatives towards progressive changes in gender relations. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 19.95
One evening in 1994, writer Brooke Stephens was listening to the news while working on a tribute to her grandfather for an upcoming family reunion. The evening's newscast began with three negative reports about black men--as rapists, muggers and murderers. The contrast between the black men on the news and the black man she was writing about suddenly... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 21.95
It is not easy raising a family and balancing work and personal commitments in academia, regardless of gender. The diverse contributors in Papa, PhD seek to expand their children's horizons, giving them the gifts of better topic sentences and a cosmopolitan sensibility. They consider the implications of gender theory and queer theory-even Marxist... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 26.95
Misframing Men, a collection of Michael Kimmel's commentaries on contemporary debates about masculinity, argues that the media have largely misframed this debate. Kimmel, among the world's best-known scholars in gender studies, discusses political moments, takes on antifeminists as the real male bashers, questions the unsubstantiated assertions that... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 41.00
This book provides an intriguing look at the long history of the changing definitions of what it means to "be a man," identifying both the continuity and disparity in these ideals and explaining the contemporary crisis of masculinity. more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
What does it mean to be a man? When a culture fails to answer that properly, the results can be disastrous. For men it can lead to broken identity, overcrowded prisons, spousal abuse, gang violence, chemical addiction and aggressive, anti-social tendencies that wreck havoc all over the world. For women it can mean living in a suppressed environment... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 114.95
This book outlines some of the ways in which queer youth suicide is perceived in popular culture, media and research. It highlights how the ways in which we think about queer youth suicide have changed over time and some of the benefits and limitations of current thinking. Drawing on approaches from queer theory, cultural studies and sociology, it... more...