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Men's Studies

  • Men and Masculinity: The Basicsby Nigel Edley

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 25.95

    Men and Masculinity: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the academic study of masculinity which outlines the key ideas and most pressing issues concerning the field today. Providing readers with a framework for understanding these issues, it explores the ways that masculinity has been understood in the Social Sciences and Humanities to... more...

  • Don't Be a Dick Peteby Stuart Heritage

    Random House 2017; US$ 18.32

    Stuart Heritage got where he is today by being decent, thoughtful, hardworking and kind. He is, in short, a model citizen. The favourite son. His younger brother Pete is quick-tempered, peevish and aggressively pig-headed and, for a while, known to his friends as 'Shagger'. But now, Stu has returned to his hometown to discover that Pete has taken... more...

  • Marginalized Masculinitiesby Chris Haywood; Thomas Johansson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Across Europe we are witnessing a series of events that are drawing upon representations of men and masculinity that are rupturing the social fabric of everyday life. For example, media reports of social unrest, misogynous hate crime, religious extremism, drug trafficking and political Far Right mobilization often have been at the centre of the discussion... more...

  • The Sexual Politics of Asylumby Calogero Giametta

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Today within neoliberal democracies, gender and sexuality provisions give people the opportunity of being granted social and legal protection. But how does the asylum system intervene within claimants? understandings of themselves and in what ways does this affect their livelihoods in the country of arrival? The Sexual Politics of Asylum emerges... more...

  • Beyond Speechby Mari Mikkola

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 34.99

    This collection contains eleven new papers on pornography from an analytic feminist perspective. Despite a rich literature on pornography, deep disagreements about central questions tend still to define the corpus. This collection aims to clarify key feminist philosophical commitments pertaining to pornography, and to surpass prevalent analyses by... more...

  • Routledge Revivals: Homosexuality: A Research Guide (1987)by Wayne R. Dynes

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 275.00

    First published in 1987, this book encompasses a broad range interdisciplinary research into homosexuality ? displaying a full spectrum of points of view ? and, given that the major traditions of modern homosexual research began in Europe, is not restricted to works in English.. In general topics that are densely covered in the literature are presented... more...

  • Supermanby Ian Gordon

    Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 28.95

    Superman is an icon of the American Way. Examining his many appearances over eighty years in comics, films, television series, and other media, Ian Gordon explores the dynamic process of mythmaking surrounding the character. Digging into comics archives, he reveals the prominent roles fans and collectors have played in remembering, interpreting, and... more...

  • Masculinities and Literary Studiesby Josep M. Armengol; Marta Bosch Vilarrubias; Ŕngels Carabí; Teresa Requena

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    As more and more work is being done in the name of the ever-growing field of study of literary representations of masculinities, it seems timely to not only review its development and main contributions to the larger field of masculinity studies, but also to look at its latest advances and new directions. These are precisely the two main aims of ... more...

  • A Genealogy of Male Bodybuildingby Dimitris Liokaftos

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Bodybuilding has become an increasingly dominant part of popular gym culture within the last century. Developing muscles is now seen as essential for both general health and high performance sport. At the more extreme end, the monstrous?built body has become a pop icon that continues to provoke fascination. This original and engaging study explores... more...

  • Masculinities in Contemporary American Cultureby Thomas Keith

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 65.95

    Masculinities in Contemporary American Culture offers readers a multidisciplinary, intersectional overview of masculinity studies that includes both theoretical and applied lenses. Keith combines current research with historical perspectives to demonstrate the contexts in which masculine identities have come evolved. With an emphasis on popular... more...