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  • The National Police Gazette and the Making of the Modern American Man, 1879-1906by Guy Reel

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 110.00

    This book analyzes the National Police Gazette, the racy New York City tabloid that gained an audience among men and boys of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Looking at how images of sex, crime, and sports reflected and shaped masculinities during this watershed era, this book amounts to a story of what it meant to be an American... 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...

  • Manhood and Moralityby Suzette Heald

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    'An impressive and meticulously crafted African ethnography, which has theoretical and practical relevance for understanding masculinity and violence in general'- David Parkin, Professor of Anthropology, Cambridge University Manhood and Morality explores issues of male identity among the Gisu of Uganda and the moral dilemma faced by men who define... 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...

  • We Real Coolby bell hooks

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 33.95

    "When women get together and talk about men, the news is almost always bad news," writes bell hooks. "If the topic gets specific and the focus is on black men, the news is even worse." In this powerful new book, bell hooks arrests our attention from the first page. Her title-- We Real Cool ; her subject--the way in which both white society and weak... more...

  • Fascist Virilitiesby Barbara Spackman

    University of Minnesota Press 1996; US$ 57.00

    Exploring different conceptions of virility?as well as the reproductive fantasies they produce?in a selection of Italian political manifestos and literary writings, Fascist Virilities exposes the relation between fascist rhetoric and ideology. more...

  • Caribbean Pleasure Industryby Mark Padilla

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00

    In recent years, the economy of the Caribbean has become almost completely dependent on international tourism. And today one of the chief ways that foreign visitors there seek pleasure is through prostitution. While much has been written on the female sex workers who service these tourists, Caribbean Pleasure Industry shifts the focus onto the... more...

  • Hombres Y Machosby Alfredo Mirande

    Westview Press 1997; US$ 25.99

    "Although patriarchy, machismo, and excessive masculine displays are assumed to be prevalent among Latinos in general, and Mexicans in particular, little is known about Latino men or macho masculinity." more...

  • 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...