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- 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$ 12.99
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...
- 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$ 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; 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...
- Scribner 2013; US$ 16.00
?Family? Secrets? Sometimes I think they are the same thing.? So writes Michael Hainey in this unforgettable story of a son?s search to discover the decades-old truth about his father?s mysterious death. Hainey was a boy of six when his father, a bright and shining star in the glamorous, hard-living world of 1960s Chicago newspapers, died under mysterious... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2005; US$ 18.99
How much do you earn? Do you wipe your sweat off the machines at the gym? Consider yourself a fix-it man at home? Have you done "it" at work? Ever cheat on your taxes? Do you wax or pluck your eyebrows? Have you ever snooped in someone's medicine cabinet? When it comes to men, just what exactly is normal? How do you-or the man you love-behave... 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...