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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 139.95
Much writing on men in the field of gender studies tends to focus unduly, almost exclusively, on portraying men as villains and women as victims in a moral bi-polar paradigm, Re-Thinking Men reverses the proclivity. With the development of a comparative and revised gender perspective drawing on US, Canadian and UK sources, this book will be of interest... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 124.95
Combining an empirical study based in Portugal with cross-national analyses of attitudes towards ideal gender arrangements in Europe and the USA, Plural Masculinities examines the various ways in which men come to define their identities and will appeal to those working in the fields of masculinities, gender studies and the sociology of the family. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 134.95
Popular culture has recognized urban gay men's use of the web over the last ten years, yet to date, the relationship between urban gay male culture and digital media technologies has received only limited critical attention. Gaydar Culture fills this gap by offering a timely intervention into the fields of digital media studies, cultural studies... 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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
By participating in the everyday life of fitness professionals, gym-goers and bodybuilders, The Global Gym explores fitness centres as sites of learning. The authors consider how physical, psychological and cultural knowledge about health and the body is incorporated into people's identity in a local and global gym and fitness context. 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...
- Scribner 2013; US$ 11.99
?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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
This book draws on a range of sources, including tales of castaways, fictional narratives, and interviews with teachers in conversation schools and universities in Japan, to explore many current concerns around teacher identity, gender, and intercultural sexuality in global English language teaching. more...