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- Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 29.99
During the 1950s and 60s in the Congo city of Kinshasa, there emerged young urban male gangs known as "Bills" or "Yankees." Modeling themselves on the images of the iconic American cowboy from Hollywood film, the "Bills" sought to negotiate lives lived under oppressive economic, social, and political conditions. They developed their own style, subculture,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Despite increasing tolerance, legal protections against homophobia, and anti-discrimination policies throughout much of the western world, suicide attempts by queer youth remain relatively high. For over twenty years, research into queer youth suicide has debated reasons and risks, although it has also often reiterated assumptions about sexual identity... 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
Plural Masculinities offers a contemporary portrait of the plural dynamics and forms of masculinity, emphasizing the multiple, even contradictory, pathways through which men are remaking their identities. Proceeding from the premise that it is impossible to fully understand masculinity without considering its connection with family change and women's... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00
Exploring how men in service and caring occupations (cabin crew, primary school teachers, nurses and librarians) both 'do' and 'undo' gender as they manage the potential mismatch between gender and occupational identity, this book engages with the key theoretical concepts of identity, visibility and emotions to examine men's experiences. more...
- Greystone Books 2009; US$ 15.99
Whether he's duck-hunting as a kid with his father, eking out a living as an outdoor guide, tracking bonefish in the Bahamas with various eccentric companions, doing a little urban fishing with a close pal, eating fresh-cooked caribou, or meeting up with guys he's known since boyhood for their annual hunting trip, Jake MacDonald shines a light on... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.74
One of the most talked-about books of last year, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Backlash now explores the collapse of traditional masculinity that has left men feeling betrayed. With Backlash in 1991, Susan Faludi broke new ground when she put her finger directly on the problem bedeviling women, and the light of recognition dawned on millions... more...