Men and Masculinity: the Basics

Author(s): Nigel Edley

LGBTI & Queer Studies

Men and Masculinity: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the academic study of masculinity which outlines the key ideas and most pressing issues concerning the field today. Providing readers with a framework for understanding these issues, it explores the ways that masculinity has been understood in the Social Sciences and Humanities to date. Addressing theories which view masculinity as being in a permanent state of flux and crisis, it explores such problem areas as:

  • the male body

  • men and work

  • men and fatherhood

  • male sexuality

  • male violence.

With a glossary of key terms, case studies reflecting the most important studies in the field of masculinity research and suggestions for further study, Men and Masculinity: The Basics is an essential read for anyone approaching the study of masculinity for the first time.


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  • : 9781138790377
  • : Routledge, Chapman & Hall, Incorporated
  • : Routledge, Chapman & Hall, Incorporated
  • : May 2017
  • : 19.70 cmmm X 13.30 cmmm X 1.60 cmmm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 198
  • : en
  • : Nigel Edley