Men's Studies Products

  • Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography

    Edited by Angeliki Pollali, Berthold Hub

    Studies on gender and sexuality have proliferated in the last decades, covering a wide spectrum of disciplines. This collection of essays offers a metanarrative of sexuality as it has been recently embedded in the art historical discourse of the European Renaissance. It revisits ‘canonical’ forms…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Gender, Modernity and Male Migrant Workers in China

    Becoming a 'Modern' Man

    By Xiaodong Lin

    Rural-urban migration within China has transformed and reshaped rural people’s lives during the past few decades, and has been one of the most visible phenomena of the economic reforms enacted since the late 1970s. Whilst Feminist scholars have addressed rural women’s experience of struggle and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Gender, Space, and the Gaze in Post-Haussmann Visual Culture

    Beyond the Flâneur

    By Temma Balducci

    Charles Baudelaire’s flâneur, as described in his 1863 essay "The Painter of Modern Life," remains central to understandings of gender, space, and the gaze in late nineteenth-century Paris, despite misgivings by some scholars. Baudelaire’s privileged and leisurely figure, at home on the boulevards,…

    Hardback – 2017-04-12
    Routledge

  • Queer Difficulty in Art and Poetry

    Rethinking the Sexed Body in Verse and Visual Culture

    Edited by Jongwoo Jeremy Kim, Christopher Reed

    Augmenting recent developments in theories of gender and sexuality, this anthology marks a compelling new phase in queer scholarship. Navigating notions of silence, misunderstanding, pleasure, and even affects of phobia in artworks and texts, the essays in this volume propose new and surprising…

    Hardback – 2017-01-17
    Routledge

  • Being a Man

    Negotiating Ancient Constructs of Masculinity

    Edited by Ilona Zsolnay

    Being a Man is a formative work which reveals the myriad and complex negotiations for constructions of masculine identities in the greater ancient Near East and beyond. Through a juxtaposition of studies into Neo-Assyrian artistic representations and omens, biblical hymns and narrative, Hittite,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Language and Masculinities

    Performances, Intersections, Dislocations

    Edited by Tommaso M. Milani

    This volume showcases cutting-edge research in the linguistic and discursive study of masculinities, comprising the first significant edited collection on language and masculinities since Johnson and Meinhof’s 1997 volume. Overall, the chapters are linked together by a critical analytical…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

  • Jewishness and Masculinity from the Modern to the Postmodern

    By Neil R. Davison

    This study examines the impact of racial, gender, and religious constructs of Jewish masculinity on a select group of male writers including George Du Maurier, Theodor Herzl, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, and Philip Roth during the Modernist and Postmodern eras. In reading the work of these…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Challenging Hegemonic Masculinity

    By Richard Howson

    In the past twenty years there has been a growing interest in the issues surrounding men and masculinity. Driven primarily by the second-wave feminist critique of the legitimacy or hegemony of masculine practice and culture, the hegemony of men in social spheres such as the family, law, and the…

    Paperback – 2012-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Man

    Psychoanalysis and Masculinity

    By Donald Moss

    Images and ideas associated with masculinity are forever in flux. In this book, Donald Moss addresses the never-ending effort of men—regardless of sexual orientation—to shape themselves in relation to the unstable notion of masculinity. Part 1 looks at the lifelong labor faced by boys and men of…

    Paperback – 2012-05-21
    Routledge

  • Gender Diversity in Indonesia

    Sexuality, Islam and Queer Selves

    By Sharyn Graham Davies

    Indonesia provides particularly interesting examples of gender diversity. Same-sex relations, transvestism and cross-gender behaviour have long been noted amongst a wide range of Indonesian peoples. This book explores the nature of gender diversity in Indonesia, and with the world’s largest Muslim…

    Paperback – 2011-11-04
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Homosexuality and Manliness in Postwar Japan

    By Jonathan D. Mackintosh

    Japan’s first professionally produced, commercially marketed and nationally distributed gay lifestyle magazine, Barazoku (‘The Rose Tribes’), was launched in 1971. Publicly declaring the beauty and normality of homosexual desire, Barazoku electrified the male homosexual world whilst scandalising…

    Paperback – 2011-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • The New Politics of Masculinity

    Men, Power and Resistance

    By Fidelma Ashe

    The field of masculinities research continues to expand, and has become increasingly complex. Much of the contemporary analysis of men, masculinity and power has been influenced by the work of a number of profeminist writers who have been leading figures in developing new political interventions…

    Paperback – 2011-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

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