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- 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$ 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95
Men from a variety of sexual orientations and ethnic backgrounds overturn myths about male sexuality and desire! Male sexuality comes of age in this provocative collection of personal essays and poetry. Male Lust's nearly 60 contributors explore emotional, social, and political aspects of sex and desire from a diversity of backgrounds, perspectives,... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2016; US$ 8.28
Why do words fail men when they need them most? Why is the subject of what men want emotionally, shrouded in silence? This is a book that attempts, in the style of Blake Morrison and Richard Rayner, to put men?s experience of Love into words. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 104.95
Recent years have seen a rise in the popularity and quantity of ?quality? television programs, many of which featuring complicated versions of masculinity that are informed not only by the women?s movement of the sixties and seventies, but also by several decades of backlash and debate about the effects of women?s equality on men, masculinity, and... more...