Men

    Masculinity in Contemporary Science Fiction Cinema

    By Marianne Kac-Vergne

    Hardback £70.46

    First full account of men & masculinity in modern science fiction cinema.

    Be a Man

    By Chris Hemmings

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    An open and honest examination of the problem of being male in 21st century Britain.

    Fashion and Masculinity in Renaissance Florence

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    Dress became a testing ground for masculine ideals in Renaissance Italy. With the establishment of the ducal regime in Florence in 1530, there was increasing debate about how to be a nobleman. Was fashionable clothing a sign of magnificence or a source of mockery? Was the graceful courtier virile or...

    Queer Maghrebi French

    By Denis M. Provencher

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    Queer Maghrebi French investigates the lives and stories of queer Maghrebi and Maghrebi French men who moved to or grew up in contemporary France and how these queer men living in France and the diaspora stake claims to time and space, construct kinship, and imagine their own future.

    Patriarchy

    By Pavla Miller

    Paperback £27.07

    Patriarchy, particularly as embedded in the Old and New Testaments, and Roman legal precepts, has been a powerful organising concept with which social order has been understood, maintained, enforced, contested, adjudicated and dreamt about for over two millennia of western history. This brief book surveys three influential episodes in this...

    How to Be a Beta Male

    By Robert Crampton

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    From rom coms to wrestling and fatherhood to fist fights, Robert Crampton's How to Be a Beta Male is a brilliantly funny and sometimes moving insight into being a modern-day bloke.

    Civvies

    By Laura Ugolini

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    Explores the experiences of middle-class men on the English home front during the First World War -- .

    Making Aboriginal Men and Music in Central Australia

    By Ase Ottosson

    Paperback £28.05

    This detailed ethnographic study explores the intercultural crafting of contemporary forms of Aboriginal manhood in the world of country, rock and reggae music making in Central Australia. Focusing on four different musical contexts - an Aboriginal recording studio, remote Aboriginal settlements, small non-indigenous towns, and tours beyond the musicians' homeland...

    Man Up: How Do Boys Become Better Men

    By Rebecca Asher

    Paperback £8.45

    'A valuable book for parents' Barbara Ellen, ObserverWhy are boys three times more likely than girls to be suspended from school? Through fascinating research and real-life case studies, this book shows that change is possible and that there is room for men and boys to find greater fulfilment and happiness...

    Descent of Man

    By Grayson Perry

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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 how BRILLIANT our country would look if he was' Caitlin MoranGrayson Perry has been thinking about masculinity - what it is, how it operates, why little...

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