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Men's Studies

  • The Victorian Novel and Masculinityby Phillip Mallett

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    What did it mean, in the rapidly changing world of Victorian England, to 'be a man'? In essays written specially for this volume, nine distinguished scholars from Britain and the USA show how Victorian novelists from the Brontës to Conrad sought to discover what made men, what broke them, and what restored them. more...

  • Masculinities and Placeby Andrew Gorman-Murray; Peter Hopkins

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95

    Masculinities and Place brings together an impressive range of high-profile and emerging researchers to consolidate and expand new domains of interest in the geographies of men and masculinities. It is structured around key and emerging themes within recently completed and on-going research about the intersections between men, masculinities and place.... more...

  • Macho Ethicsby Jason Cortés

    Bucknell University Press 2014; US$ 69.99

    Macho Ethics: Masculinity and Self-Representation in Latino-Caribbean Narrative makes a contribution to Latin American literary and cultural studies by scrutinizing heteronormative notions of authority and power in the narrative works of Latino-Caribbean authors. more...

  • Masculinities in Black and Whiteby Josep M. Armengol

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Inverting the traditional focus of ethnic studies on blackness as the object of scrutiny, this book explores dominant forms of white masculinity as seen by African American authors placed alongside certain white writers. Author analyzes texts by Herman Melville, Ernest Hemingway, Martha Gellhorn, Frederick Douglass, and James Baldwin. more...

  • The Man behind the Queenby Charles Beem; Miles Taylor

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    From the 14th-century king consorts of Navarre to the modern European prince consorts of the 20th century, the male consort has been a peculiar yet recurrent historical figure. In this impressively broad collection, leading historians of monarchy analyze how male partners of female rulers have negotiated their unique roles throughout history. more...

  • Japan, Alcoholism, and Masculinityby Paul A. Christensen

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    This book looks at issues surrounding admissions of alcoholism and attempts to lead a sober life by Japanese men in Tokyo. more...

  • Men and Masculinities in Global English Language Teachingby Roslyn Appleby

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    This book draws on a range of sources, including tales of castaways, fictional narratives, and interviews with teachers in conversation schools and universities in Japan, to explore many current concerns around teacher identity, gender, and intercultural sexuality in global English language teaching. more...

  • Men on Strikeby Helen Smith

    Encounter Books 2014; US$ 15.99

    American society has become anti-male. Men are sensing the backlash and are consciously and unconsciously going “on strike.? They are dropping out of college, leaving the workforce and avoiding marriage and fatherhood at alarming rates. The trend is so pronounced that a number of books have been written about this “man-child? phenomenon, concluding... more...

  • Metrosexual Masculinitiesby Matthew Hall

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Modern men the world over are becoming increasingly fascinated with their image, spending more of their disposable income on beautification products and services. This book examines 'metrosexuality', highlighting the negotiation and construction of masculinities and sexualities in the twenty-first century. more...

  • Stand By Your Manhoodby Peter Lloyd

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 18.94

    Men are brilliant. Being a man is brilliant. Seriously, it is. Except for penile dysmorphia, circumcision, paying the bill, becoming a weekend father, critics who?ve been hating on us for, well, pretty much fifty years – oh, and those pesky early deaths. Fortunately, Peter Lloyd is here to tackle the controversial topics in this fearless – and frequently... more...