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  • Masculinities and Management in Agricultural Organizations Worldwideby Professor Barbara Pini; Ms Emma Jeanes

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    Using contemporary gender theory to examine gender and rurality beyond that of simply women/femininities, this illuminating book accurately locates the subject of masculinities within the rural/agricultural context. While there has been a wealth of literature on men and masculinities published in recent years, the climate of ideas has been typically... more...

  • 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...

  • 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... more...

  • Refusing to be a Manby John Stoltenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 61.95

    Since its original publication in 1989, Refusing to be a Man has been acclaimed as a classic and widely cited in gender studies literature. In 13 eloquent essays, Stoltenberg articulates the first fully argued liberation theory for men that will also liberate women. He argues that male sexual identity is entirely a political and ethical construction... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...