Changing Men / Edition 1

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Overview

Changing Men assembles some of the most innovative and exciting research on men and masculinity. As such, it contributes to the demarcation of the new field of men's studies and to the examination of masculinity within traditional academic disciplines. The contributors deal with broad topical and methodological issues such as reformulating the male role, men in domestic settings, male//female relationships, sexuality, race and gender, and future directions for men's studies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803929975
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 12/1/1987
  • Series: Focus Editions Series , #88
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 324
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael S. Kimmel is Professor of Sociology at SUNY at Stony Brook. His books include Changing Men (1987), Men Confront Pornography (1990), Mens Lives (4th edition, 1997), Against the Tide: Profeminist Men in the United States, 1776-1990 (1992), The Politics of Manhood (1996), and Manhood: A Cultural History (1996). In addition to the journal Men and Masculinities, he also edits a book series on Men and Masculinity at the University of California Press, and the Sage Series on Men and Masculinities. He is the Spokesperson for the National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS) and lectures extensively on campuses in the U.S. and abroad.

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Table of Contents

Rethinking 'Masculinity' - Michael S Kimmel
New Directions in Research
PART ONE: REFORMULATING THE MALE ROLE
The Structure of Male Role Norms - Edward Thompson and Joseph Pleck
The Embodiment of Masculinity - Mark Mishkind et al
Cultural, Psychological, and Behavioral Dimensions
The Life of a Man's Seasons - Michael Messner
Male Identity in the Lifecourse of the Jock
On Heterosexual Masculinity - Gregory M Herek
Some Psychical Consequences of the Social Construction of Gender and Sexuality
PART TWO: MEN IN DOMESTIC SETTINGS
American Fathering in Historical Perspective - Joseph Pleck
Paternal Child Care and the Status of Women - Scott Coltrane
A Cross-Cultural Study of Gender Differentiation
Fathers in Transition - Teresa L Jump and Linda Haas
Dual-Career Fathers Participating in Childcare
PART THREE: MEN AND WOMEN
What do Women Want...from Men? The Role Men Play in Women's Lives - Kathleen Gerson
One of the Boys - Gary Alan Fine
Women in Male Dominated Settings
The Fraternal Bond as a Joking Relationship - Peter Lyman
A Case Study of the Role of Sexist Jokes in Male Group Bonding
PART FOUR: SEXUALITY
In Pursuit of the Perfect Penis - Leonore Tiefer
The Medicalization of Male Sexuality
Motivations of Abortion Clinic Waiting Room Males - Arthur Shostak
'Bottled-up' Roles and Unmet Needs
Mass Media Sexual Violence and Male Viewers - Edward Donnerstein and Daniel Linz
Current Theory and Research
PART FIVE: RACE AND GENDER
Gender and Imperialism - Mrinalini Sinha
Colonial Policy and the Ideology of Moral Imperialism in Late 19th Century Bengal
Predicting Interpersonal Conflict Between Men and Women - Lawrence Gary
The Case of Black Men
Race, Class and Gender - Noel Cazenave and George Leon
An Analysis of Male Work and Family Roles
PART SIX: TOWARDS MEN'S STUDIES
New Perspectives on Masculinity - Harry Brod
A Case for Men's Studies
Teaching About Men - Michael S Kimmel
Maculinist Reaction or 'Gentlemen's Auxiliary'?
The Men's Movement - Michael Schiffman
An Empirical Study

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