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- Skyhorse Publishing 2016; US$ 19.99
An international TED Talk speaker, Tony Porter challenges manhood and male socialization, which he defines as the man box.? Tony Porter works closely with the NFL, the NBA, the MLB, the US military, colleges, universities, and numerous other organizations to prevent violence against women and girls by promoting healthy, respectful manhood. Now,... 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...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 94.99
Deconstructing Dads is an interdisciplinary collection that examines the changing images of fathers in the United States. In this collection, prominent scholars explore a variety of media, including ads, magazines, television, and film to provide historical and current examples of shifts from the bumbling dad to new types of participatory fathers,... 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
The Gentleman's Magazine was the leading eighteenth-century periodical. By integrating the magazine's history, readers and contents this study shows how 'gentlemanliness' was reshaped to accommodate their social and political ambitions. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 65.00
A film archetype as old as film itself, the man-child has been an enduring comedy subject. Classics as diverse as Hail the Conquering Hero (1944) and The Apartment (1960) have used the immature male to drive plots and press the importance of growing up. But he was not born fully formed--it took the shifting social norms of decades to mold the atrocious... 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 35.99
This book traces changes in what it means to be a dad in America, from the 1960s through today. Beginning with an overview of fatherhood in America from the ?founding fathers? through the 1950s, the book progresses to the role of fathers as they were encouraged to move beyond being simply providers to becoming more engaged parents. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00
This book draws upon data collected over an 18 year period with over 1000 boys and young men across Northern Ireland. Providing critical reflections on violence, masculinity and education, it uses the voices and experiences of young men to inform and influence research, practice and policy. more...