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- 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...
- Chicago Review Press 2008; US$ 11.99
Being black and male is serious business, but its absurd contradictions are often too funny for words. In this award-winning book, Shawn Taylor deftly leads us on a no-holds-barred tour of his masculine development, acknowledging some deep but often hilarious truths about black men. This raw and spellbinding narrative, full of unexpected turns of... 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...
- 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...
- IP (Interactive Publications) 2011; US$ 12.99
Men Briefly Explained explores all aspects of contemporary manhood, the humourous and not so humourous, where men are in relation to women and to society in general. Thought provoking, impertinent, irreverent, witty, startling, this collection will have you mesmerised from start to finish. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This volume gathers contributors from around the globe to explore various issues relating to men, gender relations, and transnationalism. Transnational processes - transnationalizations - take various forms, with major substantive, policy and theoretical implications for gender relations. In this context, men and gender relations can no longer be... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 37.95
What was once a lifestyle for a small number of gay men in big cities has become a way of life for many, and the gay gym is now a culture on its own. Muscle Boys: Gay Gym Culture explores the evolution and current structure of this gay subculture that surfaced in San Francisco, West Hollywood, and New York during the 1970s. Covering ancient... 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 2014; US$ 46.95
Gain a fresh perspective on this misunderstood sexual orientation! From invisible to pathological, the literary, cultural, and theoretical representations of male bisexuality have been almost uniformly negative. Bisexual Men in Culture and Society provides a clear, rational analysis of the negative stereotypes and the underlying reasons for them.... more...