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  • European Perspectives on Men and Masculinitiesby Professor Jeff Hearn; Professor Keith Pringle

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 43.00

    This book compares the state of knowledge on men and masculinities in 14 countries across Europe, examining the effects of social change, Europeanization, globalization and new post-socialist configurations of Europe for men. Special attention is given to home and work, social exclusion, violence, and health. more...

  • The Decline of Menby Guy Garcia

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • Challenging Hegemonic Masculinityby Richard Howson

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    In the past twenty years there has been a growing interest in the issues surrounding men and masculinity. Driven primarily by the second-wave feminist critique of the legitimacy or hegemony of masculine practice and culture, the hegemony of men in social spheres such as the family, law, and the workplace can no longer be taken for granted. Beginning... more...

  • End of Masculinityby John MacInnes

    McGraw-Hill Education 1998; US$ 46.00

    Re-examining the ideas of thinkers, such as Sigmund Freud and Thomas Hobbes, this book shows that modern societies faced the novel problem of explaining how men and women had equal rights, yet led such different lives. It also aims to challenge established ways of thinking about sex, gender and masculinity that underpin feminist thought. more...

  • Feminism and Masculinitiesby Peter F. Murphy

    Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 59.99

    This reader provides an international mixture of the best classic foundational pieces and recent key works that investigate masculinity from a feminist perspective. The chapters examine a wide range of topics including gay liberation, the men's movement, black and working-class masculinities, homophobia and the Internet. - ;This Reader provides... more...

  • Fierce and Tender Men: Sociological Aspects of the Men's Movementby Clinton Jesser

    ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 25.00

    This book takes the reader on a journey through some men's land and into some men's houses. Along the way we look at whether or not there is a men's movement; what men's studies might consist of; where men have belonged in society through history; the nature of men's wounds and pain; femininity and masculinity; men's (boy's) differentiation from their... 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...

  • Marriage in Men's Livesby Steven L. Nock

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 49.99

    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...