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Men and Masculinity A Text-Reader

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ISBN-10: 0534536581

ISBN-13: 9780534536589

Edition: 2001

Authors: Theodore F. Cohen

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This anthology of readings designed for gender studies or men's studies courses is organized around specific themes and issues, including men in marriage, socialization, men and employment, and men in trouble. Selections are drawn from interviews and first-person narratives, as well as from more traditional academic sources.
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Book details

List price: $153.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 7/17/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Preface
Just Because They're Men
The Cultural Construction of Gender and Manhood
"Night to His Day": The Social Construction of Gender
Masculinity as Homophobia: Fear, Shame, and Silence in the Construction of Gender Identity
"Macho": Contemporary Conceptions
Making Men Out of Them: Male Socialization in Childhood and Adolescence
Markers to Manhood: Samburu
Inside the World of Boys: Behind the Mask of Masculinity
Football Ritual and the Social Reproduction of Masculinity
Trains
He Defies You Still: The Memoirs of a Sissy
The Kid No One Noticed
Men as Friends
Men's Friendships: Mismeasured, Demeaned, and Misunderstood?
Men, Women, and Friendship: What They Say, What They Do
Covert Intimacy: Closeness in Men's Friendships
Men Have Friends, Too!
All-American Guys
Men in Families
Couples Watching Television: Gender, Power, and the Remote Control
Trading Places: Changes in Gender Roles Within the Iranian Immigrant Family
Thinking About the Baby: Gender and the Division of Infant Care
Japanese Families: The Father's Place in a Changing World
Doing It Fairly: A Study of Postgender Marriages
Generative Fathering After Divorce and Remarriage: Beyond the "Disappearing Dad"
Patriarchal Terrorism and Common Couple Violence: Two Forms of Violence Against Women
Straight from the Heart
The Puerto Rican Dummy and the Merciful Son
Stardust Memories
Men and Employment
Giving at the Office
"When You Get Laid Off, It's Like You Lose a Part of Yourself"
Leaving Work and Staying Home: The Impact on Men of Terminating the Male Economic-Provider Role
The Meaning and Significance of Race: Employers and Inner-City Workers
Dimensions of the Closet
The Indignities of Unemployment
Retirement Dinner
Men in Trouble
Surviving and Thriving: Men and Physical Health
Men's Hidden Depression
Fraternities and Collegiate Rape Culture: Why Are Some Fraternities More Dangerous Places for Women?
The Coach, the Player ... and Their Demons
Rage of the American Male
Movements of Men and the Politics of Masculinity
Essentialist Retreats: The Mythopoetic Men's Movement and the Christian Promise Keepers
African American Men: The Challenge of Racism
(In) Secure Times: Constructing White Working-Class Masculinities in the Late 20th Century
The Feminist Man's Manifesto