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- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 54.99
What does it mean to be a man? What does it mean to be manly? How has our notion of masculinity changed over the years? In this book, noted historian George L. Mosse provides the first historical account of the masculine stereotype in modern Western culture, tracing the evolution of the idea of manliness to reveal how it came to embody physical beauty,... more...
- Random House 2015; US$ 18.32
Have you ever watched a man angling in the rain, building a shelter when there?s a bed waiting for him at home or peeing as high as he can up a wall? In Why Men Skim Stones , Chris Windle provides an amusing and indispensable insight into why men do the things they do. Here, finally, is a guide that tackles the big questions: why do male friends... more...
- NYU Press 1996; US$ 27.00
Men's Bodies, Men's Gods explores the intersection of body, religion, and culture from the specific perspective of male identities. How are male bodies constructed in different historical periods and contexts? How do race, ethnicity, and sexual preference impact on the intersection of male bodies and religious identity? Does Christianity provide... more...
- Beacon Press 2016; US$ 20.00
A personal and moral inquiry into the crime we do our best to ignore: the rape of adult men When Raymond M. Douglas was an eighteen-year-old living in Europe, he was brutally raped by a Catholic priest. He eventually moved to the United States and became a highly regarded historian, writing with great care about the violent expulsion of Germans... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95
In this detailed investigation of ?masculine? gendered identity, first published in 1990, David Jackson uses his own personal history to look at the specific ways in which men become ?masculine?. In doing so he examines, but also offers some positive challenges to, the assumed qualities and values of growing up ?manly?. Jackson looks closely at the... more...
- Dunedin Academic Press Ltd 2013; US$ 39.00
Gary Clapton proposes a father sensitive, father aware social work practice and suggests that that any social care system that adopts a default position that child care is the responsibility of women alone is hampered by its failure to acknowledge the positive potential of fathers. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 26.99
In this book, James W. Messerschmidt explores how masculinity is created through life histories on very different subjects?genderqueers, boys who have been bullied at school, and presidents?that illustrate theory in action. Taken together, Masculinities in the Making is compelling insight into masculinity today. more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 74.99
This book uses a sociological and ethnographic lens to explore why MMA participants endure grueling workouts and serious injury. The authors argue that the idolization of MMA participants from their supporters, each other, and culture more generally is linked to the creation of a type of publicly accessible and consumable form of masculinity. more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
The relationship between U.S. masculinity and American feminist movements of the twentieth century is complex. The essays collected in Screening Images of American Masculinity in the Age of Postfeminism engage prominent film and television texts that directly interrogate images of U.S. masculinity that have appeared since second-wave feminism,... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2014; US$ 28.00
Fear and What Follows is a riveting, unflinching account of the author?s spiral into racist violence during the latter years of desegregation in 1960s and 1970s Baton Rouge. About the memoir, author and editor Michael Griffith writes, ?This might be a controversial book, in the best way?controversial because it speaks to real and intractable problems... more...