1. Masculinity – Illusion or Reality?.
Men's Nature, Men's History.
Masculinities in History.
Functionalism and the Male Sex Role.
Gender and Functionalism.
Perspectives on Sex/Gender Roles.
From 1st to 2nd Wave (Pro)Feminism.
Multiplicity, Materiality – and Illusion.
The Materiality of Men's Violences.
Material Actualities – a global perspective.
2. The Personal and the Political: Men and Feminism.
A Crisis of Masculinity or a Moral Panic?.
A Discourse of Crisis.
The Crisis Discourse in Politics and Public Policy.
The Male Crisis in Perspective.
Men as a Political Category.
The Discursive Connection.
Men's Responses to Feminism.
Black and Latino Men, Black and Latino Masculinities.
Gay Male Liberation and Queer Theory.
Concluding on Changing Men (and Women)..
3. Power and Resistance.
Structural Models of Gender Power.
Power as Discursive.
Bringing Back the Resisting Subject.
A Foucauldian Analysis.
The Discursive Subject of Power.
4. Public Men.
He's Leaving Home: The heroic male project.
Myths and Icons.
An Heroic Male Project – building empires.
Work, Management and the Professional.
Men at Work.
Men as Managers.
Masculinity and Professionalism.
Time to Play.
5. Private Men.
The Private ‘I'.
Fathers and Families.
Friendships and Relationships.
Trust, Intimacy and Emotion.
Emotions and Feelings.
Endings and Openings.
6. Marking Male Bodies.
Male Bodies in Process.
Throwing Like a Boy.
Materialising Male Bodies.
Gazing at the Male Body.
A Gay Body of Men.
Ageing Male Bodies.
7. Desires of The Masculine Subject.
The Masculine Subject.
Desire To Be (a man).
Implications and Conclusion.