(i) Introductory reading

Note: Works listed here are not listed again under “Further Works” below. Zilbergeld’s book in particular provides a useful introduction.

 

Weeks, Jeffrey. (2011). The Languages of Sexuality. London and New York: Routledge. (See entries Masculinity, etc.).

Cooper, Mick, and Peter Baker. (1996). Sex: The Sensual Man. Chapter 4 in The MANual: The Complete Man’s Guide to Life. London: Thorsons.

Edwards, Tim. (1993). Erotic Politics: Gay Male Sexuality, Masculinity and Feminism. New York: Routledge.

Flood, Michael. (1995). Heterosexual Men’s Sexuality. On The Level (Family Planning Association, NSW), Special Issue: Men & Sexuality, 3(4), October, pp. 3-8. [Copy available free from author on request.]

Flood, Michael. (2002). Pathways to Manhood: The social and sexual ordering of young men’s lives. Health Education Australia, Special issue: Young Males, their Health and Responsive Health Education. 2(2), pp. 24-30. Copy available from: http://www.xyonline.net/content/pathways-manhood-social-and-sexual-ordering-young-men%E2%80%99s-lives

Hite, Shere. (2005). Oediupus Revised: Sexual Behaviour in the Human Male Today. London: Arcadia Books.

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

Kimmel, Michael S. (2000). Gendered Intimacies: Friendship and Love. Chapter 9 in The Gendered Society. New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Kimmel, Michael S. (2000). Gendered Sexualities. Chapter 10 in The Gendered Society. New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Levant, Ronald F., and Gary R. Brooks. (1997). Men and Sex: New Psychological Perspectives. John Wiley & Sons.

Levant, Ronald F., with Gina Kopecky. (1996). Men and Sex. Chapter 9 in Masculinity Reconstructed: Changing the Rules of Manhood at Work, in Relationships, and in Family Life. New York: Plume.

Mac an Ghaill, Mairtin. (1994). The Making of Men: Masculinities, Sexualities and Schooling. Buckingham: Open University Press.

Messner, Michael A. (1992). Friendship, Intimacy, and Sexuality. In Power at Play: Sports and the Problem of Masculinity. Boston: Beacon Press.

Metcalf, Andy, and Martin Humphries. (eds). (1985). The Sexuality of Men. London: Pluto Press.
(Chapters include) Roots of Masculinity.
Male Sexuality in the Media.
Pornography.
Gay Machismo.
Violence and Sexuality.
Men’s Sexuality at Work.
Desire and Pregnancy.
Fear and Intimacy.

Pease, Bob. (2002). Pleasure and Performance: Men and Heterosexual Sex. Chapter 5 in Men and Gender Relations. Melbourne: Tertiary Press.

Pease, Bob. (2002). Queering Men: Gay masculinities and heterosexual dominance. Chapter 10 in Men and Gender Relations. Melbourne: Tertiary Press.

Plummer, Ken. (2005). Male Sexualities. In The Handbook of Studies on Men and Masculinities (pp. 178-195). Eds Michael Kimmel, Jeff Hearn, and R.W. Connell. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Richardson, D. (2010). Youth masculinities: compelling male heterosexuality. British Journal of Sociology, 61(4), 737-756.

Segal, Lynne. (1990). Slow Motion: Changing Masculinities, Changing Men. London: Virago (especially Chapters 6 and 8).

Stoltenberg, John. (1990). Refusing To Be a Man: Essays on Sex and Justice. CA & Suffolk: Fontana/Collins.

Tiefer, Leonore. (1994). Sex is Not a Natural Act and Other Essays. Westview Press.

Whitehead, Stephen M. (2002). Private Men. Chapter 5 in Men and Masculinities: Key Themes and New Directions. Cambridge: Polity Press.

Zilbergeld, Bernie. (1992). The New Male Sexuality: The Truth About Men, Sex, and Pleasure. New York: Bantam Books.

-. (1995). On The Level, Special Issue: Men & Sexuality, 3(4), October.