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  • 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...

  • Redundant Masculinitiesby Linda McDowell

    Wiley 2011; US$ 92.95

    Redundant Masculinities? investigates the links between the so-called 'crisis of masculinity' and contemporary changes in the labour market through the lives of young working class men. Allows the voices of poorly-educated young men to be heard. Looks at how the labour market is changing. Emphasises the social construction of gender and racial identities.... more...

  • Sexual Assault in Contextby Christopher Kilmartin; Alan D. Berkowitz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 27.95

    Most North American colleges have programs that help students understand the harm done to victims of sexual violence and, if prosecuted, the potential consequences of their perpetrators. However, only a few programs also address those aspects of masculine culture that surround sexual assault. Sexual Assault in Context addresses the undesirable aspects... 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...

  • 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...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 41.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...