- Paperback: 349 pages
- Publisher: University of California Press; 2 edition (August 31, 2005)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0520246985
- ISBN-13: 978-0520246980
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.9 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 13.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 14 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #86,761 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"In a new introduction and afterword, Connell reviews more recent work and extends some of his thinking on the significance to masculinity of global economics, politics and culture." Times Higher Education Supplement --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
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"Clearly written and sophisticated, this book presents Connell's ideas about males and the social phenomena that interact with gender."Choice
"Connell’s book is the fundamental study on masculinity as a formative factor on modern social inequality, and also of the most important books in the social sciences in recent years."Journal for the Study of British Cultures
"A wonderful book; engagingly written, broadly researched, and politically useful. It is certainly one of the best of the recent, to use Connell's witty phrase, 'books about men.'"Australian Journal of Political Science
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A little anecdote perhaps of interest: I first read this book as an interlibrary loan thru my local public library. As it turns out, the copy they obtained was from, of all places, the Naval Academy. Perhaps not surprisingly, the copy I received was brand new, had never ever been cracked open once by a midshipman... Glean from that what you will!
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