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- Pan Macmillan Australia 1998; US$ 9.99
Manhood: The Big Gig This is the most urgently needed book of our time. Where Steve Biddulph's best-selling Raising Boys talks to parents and teachers, Secret Men's Business talks to young men themselves?in the way that only John Marsden can. It sets out, in direct, honest language, the things every young man needs to know... And the things... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
Sociological Analysis of Aging: The Gay Male Perspective is an exploratory study of the life changes homosexual and bisexual men experience as they age. This unique book presents in-depth, qualitative interviews with gay men, aged 55 and older, focusing on their physical, mental, and social needs. More than one hundred men offer first-hand perceptions... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2002; US$ 22.99
This surprising and thought-provoking book begins with the obvious fact that Stonewall happened 30 years ago, and the perhaps less obvious fact that in the 30 years since an enormous number of social science studies have been done on gay men. Dave Nimmons proceeds to synthesize that information to reveal a number of unseen patterns of gay male behavior,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
The late-twentieth-century anxiety about a ?crisis in masculinity? still persists today, particularly in English-speaking cultures. Studying Men and Masculinities offers an engaging and comprehensive overview of masculinity. Drawing on a wide range of cultural practices and texts from different genres and media, David Buchbinder examines the notion... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 14.38
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...