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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 30 new and published books in the subject of Men's Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Gender, Modernity and Male Migrant Workers in China

    Becoming a 'Modern' Man

    By Xiaodong Lin

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Rural-urban migration within China has transformed and reshaped rural people’s lives during the past few decades, and has been one of the most visible phenomena of the economic reforms enacted since the late 1970s. Whilst Feminist scholars have addressed rural women’s experience of struggle and...

    Published April 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Challenging Hegemonic Masculinity

    By Richard Howson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    In the past twenty years there has been a growing interest in the issues surrounding men and masculinity. Driven primarily by the second-wave feminist critique of the legitimacy or hegemony of masculine practice and culture, the hegemony of men in social spheres such as the family, law, and the...

    Published September 18th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Man

    Psychoanalysis and Masculinity

    By Donald Moss

    Images and ideas associated with masculinity are forever in flux. In this book, Donald Moss addresses the never-ending effort of men—regardless of sexual orientation—to shape themselves in relation to the unstable notion of masculinity. Part 1 looks at the lifelong labor faced by boys and men of...

    Published May 20th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Gender Diversity in Indonesia

    Sexuality, Islam and Queer Selves

    By Sharyn Graham Davies

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    Indonesia provides particularly interesting examples of gender diversity. Same-sex relations, transvestism and cross-gender behaviour have long been noted amongst a wide range of Indonesian peoples. This book explores the nature of gender diversity in Indonesia, and with the world’s largest Muslim...

    Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Homosexuality and Manliness in Postwar Japan

    By Jonathan D. Mackintosh

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Japan’s first professionally produced, commercially marketed and nationally distributed gay lifestyle magazine, Barazoku (‘The Rose Tribes’), was launched in 1971. Publicly declaring the beauty and normality of homosexual desire, Barazoku electrified the male homosexual world whilst scandalising...

    Published April 19th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The New Politics of Masculinity

    Men, Power and Resistance

    By Fidelma Ashe

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    The field of masculinities research continues to expand, and has become increasingly complex. Much of the contemporary analysis of men, masculinity and power has been influenced by the work of a number of profeminist writers who have been leading figures in developing new political interventions...

    Published February 1st 2011 by Routledge

  7. Jewishness and Masculinity from the Modern to the Postmodern

    By Neil R. Davison

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    This study examines the impact of racial, gender, and religious constructs of Jewish masculinity on a select group of male writers including George Du Maurier, Theodor Herzl, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, and Philip Roth during the Modernist and Postmodern eras. In reading the work of these...

    Published June 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  8. Heterosexual Masculinities

    Contemporary Perspectives from Psychoanalytic Gender Theory

    Edited by Bruce Reis, Robert Grossmark

    Series: Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series

    In recent years there have been substantial changes in approaches to how genders are made and what functions genders fulfill. Most of the scholarly focus in this area has been in the areas of feminist, gay, and lesbian studies, and heterosexual masculinity - which tended to be defined by lack and...

    Published February 16th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Gender and Everyday Life

    By Mary Holmes

    Series: The New Sociology

    Why are we so insistent that women and men are different? This introduction to gender provides a fascinating, readable exploration of how society divides people into feminine women and masculine men. Gender and Everyday Life explores gender as a way of seeing women and men as not just...

    Published August 6th 2008 by Routledge

  10. On the Meaning of Friendship Between Gay Men

    Edited by Andrew R. Gottlieb

    Published June 5th 2008 by Routledge