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The Gender of Desire
The Gender of Desire (March 2005)
Essays on Male Sexuality
Michael S. Kimmel - Author

Articles and essays on the construction of male sexuality by a pioneer in the field of masculinity studies.

Here, one of the world's pioneers in the field of masculinity studies explores the construction of male sexuality, pornography, and sexual violence. Michael S. Kimmel analyzes what male sexuality is, where it comes from, how it works, what affects it, pornography's impact on it, what fantasies men have about sex...(Read More)
 
 
The History of Men
The History of Men (March 2005)
Essays on the History of American and British Masculinities
Michael S. Kimmel - Author

A collection of historical articles and essays by a pioneer in the field of masculinity studies.

In this collection, one of the world’s leading scholars in the field of masculinity studies explores the historical construction of American and British masculinities. Tracing the emergence of American and British masculinities, the forms they have taken, and their development over time, Michael S. Kimmel analyzes the...(Read More)
 
 
Conceptions of Postwar German Masculinity
Conceptions of Postwar German Masculinity (May 2001)
Roy Jerome - Editor
Michael S. Kimmel - Afterword

Examines masculinity in German culture, society, and literature from 1945 to the present.

"After the horrors of the Holocaust, how does a new generation of German men experience and express their masculinity? This wide-ranging collection explores the meaning of masculinity in contemporary Germany, both in reality and representation. From psychoanalytic probes into the darker recesses of recent familial past to contempo...(Read More)
 
 
Managing Gender
Managing Gender (July 1997)
Affirmative Action and Organizational Power in Australian, Canadian, and New Zealand Sport
Jim McKay - Author

Evaluates the implementation of affirmative action programs for women in Australian, Canadian, and New Zealand sporting organizations.

This analysis of gender, sexuality, and power in sport evaluates how affirmative action programs for women have been implemented in sporting organizations in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. Based on in-depth interviews with over one hundred men and women managers and supported by colorful examples f...(Read More)
 
 
Playing to Win
Playing to Win (April 1997)
Sports and the American Military, 1898-1945
Wanda Ellen Wakefield - Author

Traces the development of U.S. military sports and explains how and why the American armed forces embraced sports as a crucial part of training and entertainment for the men (and ultimately women) in uniform.

This book explains how and why the American armed forces embraced sports as a critical part of training and as entertainment for the men--and, eventually, women-- in uniform. The author traces the development of mil...(Read More)
 
 
Culture in Action
Culture in Action (July 1995)
Family Life, Emotion, and Male Dominance in Banaras, India
Steve Derne - Author

By examining how Hindu men talk about marriage and family, this book shows how culture reinforces male dominance in Hindu society.

"This book should be read by anyone wanting to understand Hindu life--I found it fascinating. Derne has established unusually intimate interview relationships with his sizable sample of male respondents. He has managed to get inside their thought processes in a way no other writer on Indian f...(Read More)
 
 
Little Big Men
Little Big Men (September 1993)
Bodybuilding Subculture and Gender Construction
Alan M. Klein - Author

Little Big Men is a study of competitive bodybuilders on the West Coast that examines the subculture from the perspective of bodybuilders' everyday activities. It offers fascinating descriptions and insightful analogies of an important and understudied subculture that has risen to widespread popularity in today's mass culture.

Alan Klein conducted his field study of bodybuilding in some of the world's best-known gyms. In studying the...(Read More)
 
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