Dying To Be Men

Author: Gary Thomas Barker
Editor: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415337748
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Based on field research and interviews in the USA and Brazil, Dying to be a Man explores how manhood or male identity is shaped in poor urban settings, how it is that some young men resist the prevailing norms, what the implications are for.
Dying to be Men
Language: en
Pages: 186
Authors: Gary Thomas Barker
Categories: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Psychology Press

Based on field research and interviews in the USA and Brazil, Dying to be a Man explores how manhood or male identity is shaped in poor urban settings, how it is that some young men resist the prevailing norms, what the implications are for.
Dying to be Men
Language: en
Pages: 526
Authors: Will Courtenay
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-05-09 - Publisher: Routledge

Masculinity has a powerful effect on the health of men and boys. Indeed, many of the behaviors they use to "be men" actually increase their risk of disease, injury, and death. In this book, Dr. Will Courtenay, an internationally recognized expert on men’s health, provides a foundation for understanding this
Dying to be Men
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: L. Stephanie Cobb
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

At once brave and athletic, virtuous and modest, female martyrs in the second and third centuries were depicted as self-possessed gladiators who at the same time exhibited the quintessentially "womanly" qualities of modesty, fertility, and beauty. L. Stephanie Cobb explores the double embodiment of "male" and "female" gender ideals in
Dying to be Men
Language: en
Pages: 186
Authors: Gary T. Barker
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-05-04 - Publisher: Routledge

One of the first comparative reflections of its kind, this book examines the challenges that young men face when trying to grow up in societies where violence is the norm. Barker, who has worked directly with low-income youth and witnessed first hand the violence he describes, provides a compelling account
Overcoming Masculine Depression
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: John Lynch, John R. Lynch, Christopher Kilmartin
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-21 - Publisher: Routledge

In Overcoming Masculine Depression, psychologists John Lynch and Christopher Kilmartin present a model that provides new ways of understanding men’s behaviors. This unique book does not portray men as victims, but seeks to increase awareness that a great deal of depression in men is misunderstood and quite often misdiagnosed. Many