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  • The Trials of Masculinityby Angus McLaren

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00

    In this path-breaking history of manhood and masculinity, Angus McLaren examines how nineteenth- and twentieth-century western society created what we now take to be the traditional model of the heterosexual male. "Inherently interesting. . . . Exhibitionism, pornography, and deception all have their place here."? Library Journal "An appealing... more...

  • Understanding Masculinitiesby Mairtin Mac an Ghaill

    McGraw-Hill Education 1996; US$ 47.00

    Examines the range of different theoretical and methodological approaches to the understanding of masculinity. This book discusses education, unemployment, sport, sexuality, HIV, and black masculinities. It also explores the gendered and sexual dynamics of these masculinities, and aims to challenge and transform our conventional assumptions. more...

  • Absent Fathers?by Jonathan Bradshaw; Christine Skinner; Carol Stimson; Julie Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95

    Much has been written and debated on lone mothers. However little has been discussed about non-resident fathers. Absent Fathers is part of a growing literature on men and masculinities and takes this debate further. Drawn from one of the best social policy units in the UK and results from the current ESRC Programme on Population and Household Change,... more...

  • The Drama of Masculinity and Medieval English Guild Cultureby Christina M. Fitzgerald

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 100.00

    A study of masculinity in late medieval English "mystery plays." more...

  • Focus on Fatheringby Robin Sullivan

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2003; US$ 29.95

    Focus on Fathering discusses the fascinating, moving, and often contradictory role in which Australian men find themselves as fathers: ?What is a good father these days? ?What is it fathers provide that is so influential to a child?s development? ?Is fathering importantly different to mothering? ?Is it a role that a single mother or a substitute... more...

  • The Goddesses' Henchmenby Lindsey Harlan

    Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 54.99

    The Rajputs ruled the vast majority of the kingdoms that were joined together after Indian independence to form the state of Rajasthan, "Land of Kings." An important part of Rajput religion is the worship of "heroes" who have died in battle. This practice has attained new significance in recent years, as right-wing Hindu activists... more...

  • Growing Up Fatherless in Antiquityby Sabine R. Hübner; David M. Ratzan

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 36.00

    This book investigates the effects of fatherlessness on the societies, cultures, politics and families of the ancient Mediterranean world. more...

  • Making Men into Fathersby Barbara Hobson

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 40.00

    Prominent gender studies scholars consider how institutional settings and policy shape new models of fatherhood. more...

  • The Making of Anti-Sexist Menby Harry Christian

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 67.95

    The idea of the "anti-sexist man" is often treated with scorn by feminists and hesitantly by men. People are suspicious and unsure about the whole idea. Based around interviews with eight men who have responded positively to feminism, this book provides the reader with the first full length discussion of anti-sexist male attitudes. THe interviewees... more...

  • Manhoodby Mels van Driel; Paul Vincent

    Reaktion Books 2010; US$ 35.00

    In Manhood, van Driel presents the history of the male sexual organ from medical, psychological, and cultural perspectives. more...