Men, Masculinities, and Infertilities
By Greg Wolfman
August 25, 2023
Masculinities in the US Hangout Sitcom examines how four sitcoms – Friends, How I Met Your Mother, The Big Bang Theory, and New Girl – mediate the tense relationship between neoliberalism and masculinities. Why is Ross in Friends so worried about everything? This book argues that the men in Friends...
By Andrea Waling
June 21, 2023
This book explores the dick pic in popular culture. Drawing from a range of disciplines, cultural analyses, lived experiences and theoretical approaches, this book explores the polysemous nature of dick pics. It looks at historical and contemporary theorisations of the penis/phallus, sexualisation...
By John Mercer, Mark McGlashan
January 31, 2023
Toxic Masculinity brings together scholars across disciplines to explore the ways in which toxic masculinity is constructed, configured and represented online. What is "toxic masculinity"? Examining what it means in the media and public discourse, the contributors have explored a constellation of ...
By Jonathan A. Allan
June 22, 2022
Drawing on diverse examples from literature, film, memoirs, and popular culture, Men, Masculinities, and Infertilities analyses cultural representations of male infertility. Going beyond the biomedical and sociological towards interdisciplinary cultural studies, this book studies depictions of men...
By Peter Rehberg
May 09, 2022
Hipster Porn examines models of gay hipster masculinity through the lens of the gay fanzine Butt. The book reconstructs an important chapter of recent gay and queer history in order to make sense of the cultural shifts of the last 20 years in the contemporary gay world. Butt exemplifies the ...
By João Florêncio
February 01, 2022
This book analyses contemporary gay "pig" masculinities, which have emerged alongside antiretroviral therapies, online porn, and new sexualised patterns of recreational drug use, examining how they trouble modern European understandings of the male body, their ethics, and their political ...
By Jonathan A. Allan
November 14, 2019
Men, Masculinities, and Popular Romance seeks to open a lively and accessible discussion between critical studies of men and masculinities and popular romance studies, especially its continued interest in what Janice Radway has called "the purity of his maleness." Popular romance novels, perhaps ...