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  • Cultures of Masculinityby Tim Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 65.95

    Presenting a survey of the social, cultural and theoretical issues which surround and inform our understanding of masculinity, this book explores the interface between traditional sociological approaches and the work covered by more post-structural, media-driven or cultural perspectives. Edwards well known for his work on representations of... more...

  • The End of Manhoodby John Stoltenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 46.95

    In this practical follow up to Refusing to be a Man , John Stoltenberg uses a combination of case studies, autobiography, checklists and discussion points, to speak directly to men about how the social construction of manhood operates in everyday relationships and to show how these same dynamics drive the behaviour of gangs, race-hate groups, and... more...

  • Men, Sex and Relationshipsby Victor J. Seidler

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 71.95

    Men, Sex and Relationships follows on the success of The Achilles Heel Reader also edited by Vic Seidler in being a judicious mix between he academic and the personal. Drawn from contributins to Achilles Heel it provides the reader with helpful and insightful material on the men's relationships with others. more...

  • Spaces of Masculinitiesby Kathrin Hörschelmann; Bettina van Hoven

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Changing circumstances in Western and global societies have introduced new constraints and opportunities for men and the formation of male identities. Meanwhile, the emerging diversity of 'atypical' identities ('atypical' when compared with traditional conceptions of middle-class, white, heterosexual men) poses new challenges for the production and... more...

  • Asian Masculinitiesby Kam Louie; Morris Low

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    This book shows how East Asian masculinities are being formed and transformed as Asia is increasingly globalized. The gender roles performed by Chinese and Japanese men are examined not just as they are lived in Asia, but also in the West. The essays collected here enhance current understandings of East Asian identities and cultures as well as Western... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinitiesby Michael Flood; Judith Kegan Gardiner; Bob Pease; Keith Pringle

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    The International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities offers a comprehensive guide to the current state of scholarship about men, masculinities, and gender around the world. The Encyclopedia 's coverage is comprehensive across three dimensions: areas of personal and social life, academic disciplines, and cultural and historical contexts and formations.... more...

  • Dislocating Masculinityby Andrea Cornwall; Nancy Lindisfarne

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 69.95

    This book draws upon anthropology, feminism and postmodernism to offer a penetrating and challenging study of how gender operates. The book offers a radical critique of much of the recent writing on and by men and raises important questions about emodiment, agency and the variety of masculine styles. more...

  • Dying to be Menby Gary Barker

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95

    One of the first comparative reflections of its kind, this book examines the challenges that young men face when trying to grow up in societies where violence is the norm. Barker, who has worked directly with low-income youth and witnessed first hand the violence he describes, provides a compelling account of the young men's struggles. He discusses... more...

  • Messages Men Hearby Ian M. Harris

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 71.95

    Why do men behave the way they do? The "science" of gender studies is less than 25 years old and it is only recently that scholars and popular authors interested in gender have started to examine the issues associated with masculinity.; This text is based on over 10 years research, and constructs a comprehensive theory of masculinity by exploring in... more...

  • Men and Masculinities in Contemporary Japanby James E. Roberson; Nobue Suzuki

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 68.95

    This book is the first comprehensive account of the changing role of men and the construction of masculinity in contemporary Japan. The book moves beyond the stereotype of the Japanese white-collar businessman to explore the diversity of identities and experiences that may be found among men in contemporary Japan, including those versions of masculinity... more...