Reading for the beginner

Asher, Rebecca. (2016). Man Up: Boys, Men and Breaking the Male Rules. Harvill Secker.

Barker, Phil. (2019). The Revolution of Man: Rethinking What It Means to Be a Man. Allen & Unwin.

Bola, J. J. (2019). Mask Off: Masculinity Redefined. Pluto Press.

Cooper, Mick, and Peter Baker. (1996). The MANual: The Complete Man’s Guide to Life. London: Thorsons.

Fanning, Patrick, and Matthew McKay. (1993). Being a Man: A Guide to the New Masculinity. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.

Johnson, Allan G. (1997). The Gender Knot: Unraveling our Patriarchal Legacy. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Katz, Jackson. (2006). The Macho Paradox: Why some men hurt women and how all men can help. Sourcebooks.

Kaufman, Michael. (1993). Cracking the Armour: Power, Pain and the Lives of Men. Toronto, Ontario: Penguin.

Kaufman, Michael. (2019). The Time Has Come: Why Men Must Join the Gender Equality Revolution. Counterpoint Press.

Plank, Liz. (2019). For the Love of Men: From Toxic to a More Mindful Masculinity. St. Martin’s Press.

MenEngage. (2014). Men, Masculinities, and Changing Power: A Discussion Paper on Engaging Men in Gender Equality from Beijing 1995 to 2015. New York: UNFPA.

Tarrant, Shira. (2009). Men and Feminism. Berkeley, California: Seal Press. [Chapter 3 here, Chapter 4 here]

Valenti, Jessica. (2007). Boys Do Cry. Chapter 10 in Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters. Seal Press.