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- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 10.99
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$ 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...
- 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...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 169.95
This book looks at how masculinity is depicted in knightly memoirs in 15th century France. The meaning of male and female sexuality was constructed on a hierarchical scale of one single gender, and not a binary opposition of two biologically distinct bodies. The author shows numerous examples of this trend in the knightly memoirs that support this... more...
- Pan Macmillan Australia 1998; US$ 11.81
Manhood: The Big Gig This is the most urgently needed book of our time. Where Steve Biddulph's best-selling Raising Boys talks to parents and teachers, Secret Men's Business talks to young men themselves?in the way that only John Marsden can. It sets out, in direct, honest language, the things every young man needs to know... And the things... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95
This book brings together extensive recent innovative research on the study of men and masculinities in Southeast Asia. Drawing on rich ethnographic fieldwork from Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, the Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia and Timor-Leste, the book examines both dominant and marginal constructions of heterosexual masculinity and the ways in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Studying Men and Masculinities introduces the study of masculinities with a clear consideration of the theoretical positions within the field. Analysing a range of cultural practices and texts drawn from across a wide range of genres and media, it challenges its readers to think critically about the ways that masculinities are socially and culturally... more...
- Pan Macmillan Australia 2002; US$ 11.81
From John Marsden, the highly-acclaimed and bestselling author of Secret Men's Business , comes a practical guide to help single mothers enjoy and celebrate raising their sons. Drawing on his years as teacher and mentor to young people, John Marsden follows the child from baby to young man and identifies 101 important steps in fostering a boy's... more...