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- Oxford University Press 2015; Not Available
Americans are obsessed with football, yet they know little about the man who shaped the game to make it uniquely technical, physical, and 'man-making' at once. Walter Camp, the "Father of American Football," was the foremost authority on American athletics and arguably the greatest amateur American athlete of his time. In Walter Camp:... more...
- Beacon Press 2015; US$ 24.95
A group of former gang members come together to help one another answer the question ?How can I be a good father when I?ve never had one?? In 2010, former gang leader turned community activist Big Mike Cummings asked UCLA gang expert Jorja Leap to co-lead a group of men struggling to be better fathers in Watts, South Los Angeles, a neighborhood... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
In the past few decades, Spanish football has undergone a significant transformation, both on and off the pitch. Llopis-Goig analyses these trends, questioning the role of football in contemporary Spanish society and examining the historical reasons for its social hegemony. more...
- Random House 2015; US$ 20.78
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00
This book examines the experiences of gay and bisexual men who lived in Scotland during an era when all homosexual acts were illegal, tracing the historical relationship between Scottish society, the state and its male homosexual population using a combination of oral history and extensive archival research. more...
- Watkins Media 2015; US$ 10.99
'David Wagner is a transformational teacher and dedicated leader on a committed path of service, guiding others to awaken to their inner wisdom and authentic power.' Gabrielle Bernstein, New York Times bestselling author of Miracles Now You deserve the best of life. And your life deserves the best of you. What does it mean to be a powerful... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
In one of his sermons, the medieval preacher Bernardino of Siena listed seven ?fathers? to whom one owed obedience: God, one?s natural father, godfather, confessor, benefactor, a government official, and any elderly man. This book seeks to answer the question of why medieval Europeans saw the need for so many ?fathers.? Why was fatherhood so appealing... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95
Masculine Virtue in Early Modern Spain extricates the history of masculinity in early modern Spain from the narrative of Spain?s fall from imperial power after 1640. This book culls genres as diverse as emblem books, poetry, drama, courtesy treatises and prose fiction, to restore the inception of courtiership at the Spanish Hapsburg court to the history... more...