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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
This is the first book to bring 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 masculinity, and the impact... 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...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; Not Available
What do men and boys long for, agonise over, aspire to? Why are men often silent in dark and difficult situations? Why do so many find it hard to express how much they care? What do they look for in women? What do they want from committed relationships, from friendships? How do they feel about kids? What motivates them? What do they worry about? How... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 13.36
Robert Bly writes that it is clear to men that the images of adult manhood given by popular culture are worn out, that a man can no longer depend on them. Iron John searches for a new vision of what a man is or could be, drawing on psychology, anthropology, mythology, folklore and legend. Robert Bly looks at the importance of the Wild Man (reminiscent... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
Gender, Masculinities and Lifelong Learning reflects on current debates and discourses around gender and education, in which some academics, practitioners and policy-makers have referred to a crisis of masculinity. This book explores questions such as: Are men under-represented in education? Are women outstripping men in terms of achievement? What... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 28.95
In this powerful and intimate memoir, the beloved bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini , find some common ground at long last. Pat Conroy?s father, Donald Patrick Conroy, was a towering figure in his son?s life. The Marine Corps fighter pilot was often brutal, cruel, and violent; as Pat... more...
- Picador 2013; US$ 16.99
EIGHTY PIECES OF SHORT FICTION AND NONFICTION ON MANHOOD BY SOME OF THE WORLD'S BEST WRITERS, PRESENTED BY COLUM MCCANN, ESQUIRE, AND NARRATIVE 4 To help launch the literary nonprofit Narrative 4, Esquire asked eighty of the world?s greatest writers to chip in with a story, all with the title, ?How to Be a Man.? The result is The Book of Men... more...