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Gender studies: men & boys

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Re-writing the rules
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We live in a time of uncertainty about relationships. We search for The One but find ourselves staying single because nobody measures up. We long for ...
21st century jocks
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Drawing on hundreds of interviews with 15-22 year old straight and gay male athletes in both the United States and the United Kingdom, this book explo...

The expectant dad's survival guide
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From buying buggies and cutting the cord to dealing with your wife's breastfeeding in public - the life of a first-time father will throw up new exper...
The descent of man
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'A breeze of a read, makes you see our male-manufactured world a little differently' Matt Haig'GRAYSON PERRY FOR KING AND QUEEN OF ENGLAND. Imagine h...

Masculinities
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This is an exciting new edition of R. W. Connell's ground-breaking text, which has become a classic work on the nature and construction of masculine i...
The boy crisis
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What is the boy crisis? It's a crisis of education. Worldwide, boys are 50 percent less likely than girls to meet basic proficiency in reading, math,...

Trenton makes
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Abe Kunstler wants his share of the American dream, which for him is a factory job, a wife and a family. Getting these things will be harder for Abe than it is for other people, however, because his life is a lie - an invention forged in the heat of a terrible crime. Haunted by his past, terrified of exposure, and searching obsessively for redempti
The crisis of Islamic masculinities
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Rigid notions of masculinity are causing crisis in the global Islamic community. These are articulated from the Qur'an, its commentary, historical pr...

Manhood
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100 men bare all in a collection of photographs and interviews about manhood and 'manhood'. These days we are all less bound by gender and traditiona...
My buddy
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Every harrowing day for a serviceman during World War II was potentially his last. To help bolster troops against the horrors of combat, commanders en...

Iron John
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Iron John, based on the classic Grimm brothers' tale, casts a backwards look to a time, before the Industrial Revolution, when men experienced different feelings about being male. The author believes that quality is now missing & needs to be found again.
The gentleman's handbook
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There's never been a tougher time to be a gentleman. In addition to the general vulgarity of the modern world, he has to contend with all manner of th...

Fatherhood
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There are lots of books about parenthood. But if you look closely most of them are about motherhood. Fathers get brief paragraphs about needing the od...
Unmanly men
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New Testament scholars typically assume that the men who pervade the pages of Luke's two volumes are models of an implied manliness. Scholars rarely...

A man's place
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John Tosh demonstrates how men's lives were conditioned by the Victorian ideal and how they negotiated its many contradictions. His study examines the experiences of boyhood, married life, sex, and fatherhood and illustrates these with case studies.
Fathers & sons
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'There is so much aching love in this book, such pain and beauty. Behold, and rejoice.' - Tim Winton, author of CloudstreetWas he thinking, do I have ...

Amateur
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In this volume, Thomas Page McBee, a trans man, trains to fight in a charity match at Madison Square Garden while struggling to untangle the vexed relationship between masculinity and violence. Through his experience of boxing - learning to get hit, and to hit back; wrestling with the camaraderie of the gym; confronting the betrayals and strength o
The manipulated man
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Esther Vilar's classic polemic about the relationship between the sexes caused a sensation on its first publication. In her introduction to this revis...

Black masculinity and the cinema of policing
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This book offers a critical survey of film and media representations of black masculinity in the early twenty-first-century United States, between Pre...
The quiet night in
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THE PERFECT GIFT for the ones who like to seize the day, wrestle it to the carpet, tie it up, lock it in the cupboard and settle down with a cup of te...