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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...
- 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...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 11.24
A Best Book Of The Year Time ? St. Louis Post-Dispatch ? Kansas City Star San Francisco Chronicle ? NPR ? Seattle Times A shy manifesto, an impractical handbook, the true story of a fabulist, an entire life in parts and pieces, Manhood for Amateurs is the first sustained work of personal writing from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael... 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$ 30.95
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
In the classical Athens of Plato and Pericles, erotic relations between adolescents and adult men?what we now revile as pedophilia?was the marker of manliness; a clear example of how concepts of masculinity shift. Even within modern western society, there are conflicting ideals for men; they are expected to be both aggressive and unemotional in business,... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99
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...
- Scribner 2013; US$ 16.00
This haunting story of a son?s quest to understand the mystery of his father?s death is ?searing and unforgettable?memoir writing at its best? ( San Francisco Chronicle )?a ?powerfully affecting? ( O, The Oprah Magazine ) portrait of a family and its legacy of secrets. ?Family? Secrets? Sometimes I think they are the same thing.? So writes Michael... more...