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  • Fixing Menby Matthew C. Gutmann

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 17.56

    Most studies on reproductive rights make women their focus, but in Fixing Men, Matthew Gutmann illuminates what men in the Mexican state of Oaxaca say and do about contraception, sex, and AIDS. Based on extensive fieldwork, this breakthrough study by a preeminent anthropologist of men and masculinities reveals how these men and the women in their... more...

  • The Decline of Menby Guy Garcia

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    Why are so many of today's supermen super-clueless? Why do so many men prefer the escapist digitized world of Spike TV and Grand Theft Auto to the reality of their own lives? An entire generation of men is slacking off. The struggle to redefine what being a man means in today's world has resulted in widespread male confusion, leading to rampant... more...

  • The New Politics of Masculinityby Fidelma Ashe

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    Explores the new politics of masculinity and gender identity, examining the contemporary discourses of masculinity by focusing on male pro-feminist movements and locating them within the context of feminist debates. more...

  • Between Warrior Brother and Veiled Sisterby Minoo Moallem

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95

    Minoo Moallem challenges the mainstream stereotypical representation of Islam and Muslims as backward, fanatical, and premodern by showing how Islamic nationalism and fundamentalism are by-products of modernity. Writing with a deep personal and scholarly concern for recent Iranian history, Moallem refers to the gendered notions of brother and sister... more...

  • Transforming Masculinitiesby Vic Seidler

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 64.95

    Critically exploring the theories of men and masculinities, this multidisciplinary text highlights diversity, and points to new directions. Written by an established author, it is essential reading for students and researchers in related fields. more...

  • Challenging Hegemonic Masculinityby Richard Howson

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95

    Presenting a detailed examination of hegemonic masculinity and its interpretations, Howson's significant new book provides an important contribution to contemporary understandings of men and masculinity. more...

  • Marriage in Men's Livesby Steven L. Nock

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 44.99

    Examining men and women's differing realities within marriage, this text focuses on marriage as a system of rules, customs, and expectations. It shows that marriage changes men on basic dimensions because it reinforces certain behaviours as part of adult masculinity. more...

  • Men and the Boysby R.W. Connell

    Allen & Unwin 2000; US$ 34.53

    Australia's leading men's issues expert looks at experiences of masculinity at different ages, in different social groups and in the context of globalisation. more...

  • The Image of Manby George L. Mosse

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 38.00

    What does it mean to be a man? This text examines the manly stereotype, which stresses courage, moral restraint and athletic comportment, which has become representative of normative modern society. The role of women and the "unmanly men" in maintaining the stereotype and its erosion is studied. more...

  • Men and Masculinitiesby Chris Haywood; Mairtin Mac an Ghaill

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 47.00

    During the past decade, questions such as these have been raised across social and cultural arenas in local and global contexts. In response, this lively and engaging book adopts an international perspective and meets the current need for a comprehensive introduction to contemporary debates about men and masculinity. Through a broad critical review... more...