(i) Good overviews and discussions

Berger, Maurice, Brian Wallis, and Simon Watson. (eds.). (1995). Constructing Masculinity. New York and London: Routledge, Section: Masculinity and Representation (5 Chapters)

Beynon, John. (2002). Masculinities and Culture. Buckingham; Philadelphia: Open University Press.

Biddle, Ian, and Kirsten Gibson. (eds.). (2009). Masculinity and Western Musical Practice. Ashgate.

Blount, Marcellus, and George P. Cunningham. (eds.). (1995). Representing Black Men. Routledge.

Buchbinder, David. (1994). Masculinities and Identities. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press

Buchbinder, David. (1998). Performance Anxieties: Re-producing Masculinity. Sydney: Allen & Unwin

Carter, C., and L. Steiner. (eds.) (2004). Critical Readings: Media and gender. Open University Press.

Chapman, Rowena, and Jonathan Rutherford. (eds.). (1988). Male Order - Unwrapping Masculinity. London: Lawrence & Wishart
Includes: Mort, Frank. Boys Own? Masculinity, Style and Popular Culture.

Craig, Steve. (ed). (1992). Men, Masculinity and the Media. Newbury Park: Sage.
Introduction: Considering Men and the Media / Steve Craig.
Masculinity as Fact: A Review of Empirical Mass Communication Research on Masculinity / Fred J. Fejes.
Masculinity as Signs: Poststructuralist Feminist Approaches to the Study of Gender / Diana Saco.
Metal Men and Glamour Boys: Gender Performance in Heavy Metal / Stan Denski and David Sholle.
Superman//Superboys//Supermen: The Comic Book Hero as Socializing Agent / Norma Pecora.
Beer Commercials: A Manual on Masculinity / Lance Strate.
Buddies and Pals: A History of Male Friendships on Prime Time Television / Lynn C. Spangler.
From ‘Good Times’ to ‘The Cosby Show’: Perceptions of Changing Televised Images Among Black Fathers and Sons / Venise T. Berry.
Masculinity and Machismo in Hollywood’s War Films / Ralph R. Donald.
When Men Put On Appearances: Advertising and the Social Construction of Masculinity / Diane Barthel.
Men and the News Media: The Male Presence and its Effect / David Croteau and William Hoynes.
Images of Men in Sport Media: The Social Reproduction of Gender Order / Don Sabo and Sue Curry Jansen.
Redesigning Men: Hegemonic Masculinity in Transition / Robert Hanke.
Gaze Out of Bounds: Men Watching Men on Television / Clay Steinman.
The Transatlantic Gaze: Masculinities, Youth and the American Imaginary / Jeff Hearn and Antonio Melechi.

Ducat, Stephen. (2004). The Wimp Factor: Gender gaps, holy wars, and the politics of anxious masculinity. Beacon Press.

Dudink, Stefan, Karen Hagemann, and Anna Clark. (eds.) (2007). Representing Masculinity: Male citizenship in modern Western culture. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Edwards, Tim. (1997). Men in the Mirror: Men’s Fashion, Masculinity and Consumer Society. London: Cassell.

Gerzon, Mark. (1982). A Choice of Heroes: The Changing Faces of American Manhood. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co

Gill, R. (2007). Gender and the Media. Polity Press.

Gilmore, David. (2009). Cultures of Masculinity. In Debating Masculinity, eds. Josep M. Armengol and Angels Carabi. Harriman, Tennessee: Men’s Studies Press.

Harris, Ian M. (1995). Messages Men Hear: Constructing Masculinities. London & Bristol, PA: Taylor & Francis

Jackson, Ronald L., and Jamie E. Moshin (eds.). (year?). Communicating Marginalized Masculinities: Identity Politics in TV, Film, and New Media. Routledge.

Jarman-Ivens, Freya. (ed.) (2007). Oh Boy! Masculinities and Popular Music. Routledge.
Introduction 1. Which Freddie? Constructions of Masculinity in Freddie Mercury and Justin Hawkins 2. Negotiating Masculinity in an Indonesian Pop Song 3: Moshpit Menace and Masculine Mayhem 4. To See Their Father’s Eyes 5. Mum’s the Word 6. The Sing-song of Undead Labor 7. A Walking Open Wound 8. Don’t Cry, Daddy 9. Queer Voices and Musical Genders 10. (Un)Justified 11. Not With You But Of You 12. Some Of Us Can Only Live In Songs Of Love and Trouble.

Lehman, Peter. (1993). Running Scared: Masculinity and the Representation of the Male Body. Temple University Press.

Lehman, Peter. (ed.). (2000). Masculinity: Bodies, Movies, Culture. New York: Routledge.
‘Someone is Going to Pay’: Resurgent White Masculinity in Ransom / Krin Gabbard.
Crying Over the Melodramatic Penis: Melodrama and Male Nudity in Films of the 90s / Peter Lehman.
The Saviors and the Saved: Masculine Redemption in Contemporary Films / Amy Aronson and Michael Kimmel.
Identity, Queerness, and Homosocial Bonding: The case of Swingers / Justin Wyatt.
Rape fantasies: Hollywood and homophobia / Joe Wlodarz.
‘Choosing to Be ‘Not a Man’: Masculine Anxiety in Nouri Bouzid’s Rih essed/Man of Ashes / Robert Lang and Maher Ben Moussa.
T(he)-Men’s Room: Masculinity and Space in Anthony Mann’s T-men / Susan White.
The Talented Poststructuralist: Heteromasculinity, Gay Artifice, and Class Passing / Chris Straayer.
‘Emotional Constipation’ and the Power of Dammed Masculinity: Deliverance and the Paradoxes of Male Liberation / Sally Robinson.
‘As a Mother Cuddles a Child’: Sexuality and Masculinity in World War II Combat Films / Robert Eberwein.
The Nation and the Nude: Colonial Masculinity and the Spectacle of the Male Body in Recent Canadian Cinema(s) / Lee Parpart.
Lynching Photography and the ‘Black Beast Rapist’ in the Southern White Masculine Imagination / Amy Louise Wood.
Screening the Italian-American Male / Aaron Baker and Juliann Vitullo.
‘Studs Have Feelings Too’: Warren Beatty and the Question of Star Discourse and Gender / Lucia Bozzola.
James Bond’s Penis / Toby Miller.
Oliver Stone’s Nixon and the Unmanning of the Self-Made Man / Dennis Bingham.
Suck, Spit, Chew, Swallow: A Performative Exploration of Men’s Bodies / Tim Miller.

MacKinnon, Kenneth. (1998). Uneasy Pleasures: The Male as Erotic Object. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.

Macnamara, J. R. (2006). Media and Male Identity: The Making and Remaking of Men.
Why Study Mass Media Portrayals of Men and Male Identity?.
How Feminism Shapes Academic and Media Discourse on Men and Male Identity.
The New Focus (or Lack of Focus) on Men and Masculinity.
The Role and Effects of Mass Media in Modern Societies.
Men in the Media - A Review 1980-2001.
Men in the Media Today - A Contemporary Study.
The Ongoing International Media Debate on Men.
Personal, Social and Political Implications.

Malossi, Giannino. (ed). (2000). Material Man: Masculinity Sexuality Style. Harry N Abrams

McKay, Jim, Janine Mikosza, and Brett Hutchins. (2005). ‘Gentlemen, the Lunchbox has Landed’: Representations of Masculinities and Men’s Bodies in the Popular Media. In The Handbook of Studies on Men and Masculinities. Eds Michael Kimmel, Jeff Hearn, and R.W. Connell. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

McMahon, Anthony. (1999). Taking Care of Men: Sexual Politics in the Public Mind. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Nixon, Sean. (1996). Hard Looks: Masculinities, Spectatorship and Contemporary Consumption. London: UCL Press

Nixon, Sean. (1997). Exhibiting Masculinity. In Hall, Stuart. (ed). Representation: Cultural Representations and Signifying Practices. London: Sage.

Perchuk, Andrew, and Helaine Posner. (eds.). (1995). The Masculine Masquerade: Masculinity and Representation. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. (Includes select bibliography)

Pfeil, Fred. (1995). White Guys: Studies in Postmodern Domination and Difference. London & New York: Verso

Simpson, Mark. (1994). Male Impersonators: Men Performing Masculinity. New York: Routledge

Spicer, Andrew. (2001). Typical Men: The Representation of Masculinity in Popular British Culture. I B Tauris & Co Ltd.

Watson, Elwood, and Marc E. Shaw. (eds.). (2011). Performing American Masculinities: The 21st-Century Man in Popular Culture. Indiana University Press.
Introduction: From Seinfeld to Obama: Millennial Masculinities in Contemporary American Culture / Marc E. Shaw and Elwood Watson.
Part 1. Masculinities and the Market: Late Capitalism and Corporate Influence on Gender Processes.
1. Masters of Their Domain: Seinfeld and the Discipline of Mediated Men’s Sexual Economy / C. Wesley Buerkle.
2. Sexually Suspect: Masculine Anxiety in the Films of Neil LaBute / Brenda Boudreau.
3. The Might of the Metrosexual: How a Mere Marketing Tool Challenges Hegemonic Masculinity / Margaret C. Ervin.
4. Fathers, Sons, and Business in the Hollywood “Office Movie” / Latham Hunter.
Part 2. Beyond Gender Alone: Defining Multidimensional Masculinities.
5. Popular Memory, Racial Construction, and the Visual Illusion of Freedom: The Re-mediation of O.J. and Cinque / John Kille.
6. Obama’s Masculinities: A Landscape of Essential Contradictions / Marc E. Shaw and Elwood Watson.
7. The Male Rapunzel in Film: The Intersections of Disability, Gender, Race, and Sexuality / Johnson Cheu and Carolyn Tyjewski.
8. Masculinities in Dating Relationships: Reality and Representation at the Intersection of Race, Class, and Sexual Orientation / Jimmie Manning.
9. “Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Real Man?”: Female-to-Male Transgender Embodiment and the Politics of the “Real” in A Boy Named Sue and Body Alchemy / Michel J. Boucher.

West, Russell, and Frank Lay. (2000). Subverting Masculinity. Hegemonic and Alternative Versions of Masculinity in Contemporary Culture. Rodopi.
Russell WEST: Men, the Market and Models of Masculinity in Contemporary Culture: Introduction.
Part I: Cinema
Elisabeth KRIMMER: Nobody Wants to Be a Man Anymore? Cross-Dressing in American Movies of the 90’s
Russell WEST: “This is a Man’s Country”: Masculinity and Australian National Identity in Crocodile Dundee
Stefan BRANDT: American Culture X: Identity, Homosexuality and the Search for a New American Hero
Neil BADMINGTON: Disclosure’s Disclosure
Part II: Literature
Stefan HERBRECHTER: From Trainspotting to Filth – Masculinity and Cultural Politics in Irvine Welsh’s Writings
Madelena GONZALEZ: The Moor’s Last Sigh (Salman Rushdie): Marginal Alternatives, the Reconstruction of Identity through the Carnival of Indetermination.
Monika MÜLLER: From Hard-Boiled Detective to Kaspar Hauser? Masculinity and Writing in Paul Auster’s The New York Trilogy
Peter MIDDLETON: Patriarchal Poetry: Fathers and Sons in Contemporary Poetry
Part III: Diverse Cultural Forms
Eleanor HOGAN: “Manhood,” “Boyhood” and Reading the Melbourne Weekend Papers: the My(th)op(oet)ic Consumption of Family Life
Rainer EMIG: Queering the Straights: Straightening Queers: Commodified Sexualities and Hegemonic Masculinity
Frank LAY: “Sometimes We Wonder Who the Real Men Are” – Masculinity and Contemporary Popular Music
Ruth MAYER: The White Hunter: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Ernest Hemingway, Clint Eastwood, and the Art of Acting Male in Africa
Notes on Contributors
CLASSIFICATION TERMS: Gender / Masculinity / Cultural Studies

Erdoğan, İlker. (ed.). (2012). Medyada Hegemonik Erkeklik ve Temsil [Hegemonic Masculinity and Representation in Media]. Istanbul, Turkey: Kaldedon Publishing House.

Whitehead, Stephen. (ed.). (2006). Men and Masculinities: Critical Concepts in Sociology. 5 Volumes.
Volume 3.
58. P. Jackson, N. Stevenson and K. Brooks. (2000). ‘The Politics of ‘New’ Men’s Lifestyle Magazines’, European Journal of Cultural Studies.
59. S. E. Hatty. (2000). ‘Boys on Film: Masculinities and the Cinema’, Masculinities, Violence and Culture.
60. R. H. Kylo-Patrick. (2004). ‘We’re Here, We’re Queer - and We’re Better Than You: The Representational Superiority of Gay Men to Heterosexuals on ‘Queer Eye for a Straight Guy’, The Journal of Men’s Studies.

Young, N. D., Michael, C. N., & Jean, E. D. (2020). Being Batman: Media Portrayals of Masculine Behavior. Chapter 7 in Masculinity in the making: Managing the transition to manhood. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.