Manhood Impossible: Men's Struggles to Control and Transform Their Bodies and Work

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Price
$41.34
Publisher
Rutgers University Press
Publish Date
Pages
292
Dimensions
6.0 X 8.9 X 0.7 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780813584898

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About the Author
SCOTT MELZER is a professor of sociology and chair of the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Albion College in Michigan. He is the author of Gun Crusaders: The NRA's Culture War.
Reviews
"Manhood Impossible is a thoughtfully conceived, well-written, and engaging book that speaks and adds to the literature on men, manhood, and masculinity. Melzer offers analysis grounded in rich description in this fresh addition to the field."--Matthew B. Ezzell "associate professor of sociology at James Madison University "
"Manhood Impossible provides astute sociological insight into how men struggle to resuscitate their feelings of masculinity and access the exclusive dominion of manhood. With its intriguing case studies, accessible writing style, and ethnographic slant, this is an excellent book that students and scholars are sure to love."--Kristen Barber "author of Styling Masculinity: Gender, Class, and Inequality in the Men's Grooming Industry "
"Stay-at-Home Dads Are Reshaping American Masculinity," by Ashley Fetters--The Atlantic
"How Men Sabotage Themselves: And what entrepreneurs can do about it," Q&A with Scott Melzer--One37pm
"Recommended." --Choice
"Grounded in fieldwork, nicely written, and engaged with feminist research."--Gender & Society