Note: Works on homophobia and relations among heterosexual and gay men in particular are listed below in “Gay Male Sexualities”. Works on homoeroticism in textual representations of relations between men are listed under “Masculinities in Culture and Representation”.
Altman, Dennis. (1987). The Myth of Mateship. Meanjin, No. 46, pp. 163-172.
Ambrose, Stephen E., and Jon Friedman. (1999). Comrades: Brothers, Fathers, Heroes, Sons, Pals. Simon & Schuster.
Bank, Barbara J., and Suzanne L. Hansford. (2000). Gender and Friendship: Why are men’s best same-sex friendships less intimate and supportive? Personal Relationships, 7, pp. 63-78.
Benemann, William. (2006). Male--Male Intimacy in Early America: Beyond Romantic Friendships. San Francisco: Harrington Park Press.
Benenson, J. F., H. Markovits, et al. (2009). Males’ Greater Tolerance of Same-Sex Peers. Psychological Science 20(2): 184-190.
Biddulph, Steve. (1994). Real Male Friends. Chapter 9 in Manhood: A Book About Setting Men Free. Sydney: Finch Publishing
Bird, Sharon R. (1996). Welcome to the Men’s Club: Homosociality and the Maintenance of Hegemonic Masculinity. Gender & Society, 10(2), April, pp. 120-132.
Bowman, J. M. (2008). Gender role orientation and relational closeness: self-disclosive behavior in same-sex male friendships. The Journal of Men’s Studies, 16(3): 316(15).
Bowman, J.M. (2008). Gender role orientation and relational closeness: Self-disclosive behavior in same-sex male friendships. The Journal of Men’s Studies, 16 (3), 316-330.
Braden, Warren R. (1999). Homies: Peer Mentoring Among African-American Males. L E P S Press.
Buchbinder, David. (1994). Mateship, Gallipoli and the Eternal Masculine. In Fuery, Patrick. (ed.). Representation, Discourse & Desire: Contemporary Australian Culture and Critical Theory. Melbourne: Longman Chesire, pp. 115-137.
Buchbinder, David. (1998). Performance Anxieties: Re-producing Masculinity. Sydney: Allen & Unwin
Butera, K. J. (2008). ‘Neo-mateship’ in the 21st century: Changes in the performance of Australian masculinity. Journal of Sociology, 44(3): 265-281.
Cheng, Cliff. (ed.). (1996). Masculinities in Organizations. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Part Two: Sex Segregation, Homosociality, and Hegemonic Masculinity.
The Occupational Masculinity of Computing / Rosemary Wright.
Stand by Your Man: Homosociality, Work Groups, and Men’s Perceptions of Difference / Amy Wharton and Sharon Bird.
Hegemonic Masculinity among the Elite: Power, Identity, and Homophily in Social Networks / Martin Kilduff and Ajay Mehra.
Chu, Judy. (2005). Adolescent Boys’ Friendships and Peer Group Culture. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, no. 107.
Clawson, M.A. (1989). Constructing Brotherhood: Class, Gender, and Fraternalism. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
Coe, Kathryn, Mary P. Harmon, Blair Verner, and Andrew Tonn. (1993). Tattoos and Male Alliances. Human Nature, 4(2), pp. 199-204.
Cohan, M. (2009). Adolescent heterosexual males talk about the role of male peer groups in the sexual decision making. Sexuality & Culture: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly 13 (3): 152-177.
Crain, Caleb. (2001). American Sympathy: Men, Friendship, and Literature in the New Nation. Yale Univ Press.
Culbertson, Philip. (1996). Men and Christian Friendship. in Krondorfer, Bjorn. (ed.). Men’s Bodies, Men’s Gods: Male Identities in a (Post-) Christian Culture. New York: New York University Press, pp. 14-80.
Curry, Timothy J. (1991). Fraternal Bonding in the Locker Room: A Pro-Feminist Analysis of Talk About Competition and Women. Sociology of Sport Journal, 8(2), June.
Curry, Timothy J. (2001). Reply to “A Conversation (Re)analysis of Fraternal Bonding in the Locker Room”. Sociology of Sport Journal, 18(3): pp. 339-344.
De Jonk, Travis. (2005). Gals with Gay Pals: A celebration of friendship. Bend of Islands, Vic.: Tanjable Press.
Decapua, Andrea, and Diana Boxer. (1999). Bragging, Boasting and Bravado: Male banter in a brokerage house. Women and Language, Spring, 22(1).
Donaldson, Mike. (1993). What is Hegemonic Masculinity? Theory and Society, 22(5), October, pp. 643-657.
Doty, William G. (1993). ‘Companionship Thick as Trees’: Our Myths of Friendship. Journal of Men’s Studies, 1(4), May, pp. 359-382.
Dowsett, Gary. (1993). I’ll Show You Mine, If You’ll Show Me Yours: Gay Men, Masculinity Research, Men’s Studies, and Sex. Theory and Society, 22 (Also Reprinted in On The Level, 3(4), October 1995)
Drummond, M.J., Filiault, S., Anderson, E. and Jeffries, D. (2014). Homosocial intimacy among Australian Undergraduate Men. Journal of Sociology, 50(2) pp. 1-14.
Edgar, Don. (1997). Men, Mateship, Marriage: The Myth of the Male in Love, Sex and Friendship. HarperCollins.
Fanning, Patrick and Matthew McKay. (1993). Being a Friend: Making and Keeping Male Friends. Chapter 6 in Being a Man: A Guide to the New Masculinity. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.
Farr, K.A. (1988). Dominance Bonding Through the Good Old Boys Sociability Group. Sex Roles, 18, pp. 59-77.
Fee, Dwight. (2000). ‘One of the Guys’: Instrumentality and Intimacy in Gay Men’s Friendships With Straight Men. In Nardi, Peter M. (ed.). Gay Masculinities. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications (Research on Men and Masculinities Series).
Felmee, Diane H. (1999). Social Norms in Same- and Cross-Gender Friendships. Social Psychology Quarterly, 62(1), pp. 53-67.
Fiebert, Martin S. (1989). Midlife Friendships in an American Faculty Sample. Psychological Reports, 64, pp. 1127-1130
Flood, Michael. (2008) Men, Sex, and Homosociality: How bonds between men shape their sexual relations with women. Men and Masculinities, 10(3), April: 339-359. (Available at: http://www.xyonline.net/content/men-sex-and-homosociality-how-bonds-between-men-shape-their-sexual-relations-women-journal-a)
Floyd, K. (1995). Gender and closeness among friends and siblings. Journal of Psychology, 129, 193-202.
Floyd, K. (1996). Brotherly love I: The experience of closeness in the fraternal dyad. Personal Relationships, 3, 369-385.
Floyd, K. (1997). Brotherly love II: A developmental perspective on liking, love, and closeness in the fraternal dyad. Journal of Family Psychology, 11, 196-209.
Garfinkel, Perry. (1992). In a Man’s World: Father, Son, Brother, Friend, and Other Roles Men Play. Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press
Greif, Geoffrey L. (2008). Buddy System: Understanding Male Friendships. New York: Oxford University Press.
Hammond, Dorothy, and Alta Jablow. (1987). Gilgamesh and the Sundance Kid: The Myth of Male Friendship. In Brod, Harry. (ed.). The Making of Masculinities: The New Men’s Studies. Boston: Allen & Unwin
Harris III, F., & Harper, S. R. (2014). Beyond bad behaving brothers: productive performances of masculinities among college fraternity men. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 27(6), 703-723.
Harris, Shanette M. (1992). Black Male Masculinity and Same-Sex Friendships. The Western Journal of Black Studies, 16(2), Summer.
Hart, Fiona. (1990) The Construction of Masculinity in Men’s Friendships: Misogyny, Heterosexism and Homophobia. Resources for Feminist Research, 19(3/4).
Harvey, Steve. (1999). Hegemonic Masculinity, Friendship, and Group Formation in an Athletic Subculture. Journal of Men’s Studies, 8(1), Fall.
Hawkes, Ponch. (1990). Best Mates: A Study. Melbourne: McPhee Gribble.
Hickson, Alisdare. (1995). The Poisoned Bowl: Sex, Repression and the Public School System. London: Constable.
Holmes, M. (2015). Men’s Emotions: Heteromasculinity, Emotional Reflexivity, and Intimate Relationships. Men and Masculinities, 18(2), 176-192.
Hood, Jane C. (1998). “Let’s Get a Girl”: Male Bonding Rituals in America. In Kimmel, Michael S. and Messner, Michael. (eds). Men’s Lives. New York/Toronto: Macmillan/Maxwell (4th edition).
Ibson, John. (2002). Picturing Men: A Century of Male Relationships in Everyday Life. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Books.
Jennings, Jerry L., and Christopher M. Murphy. (2000). Male-Male Dimensions of Male-Female Battering: A New Look at Domestic Violence. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 1(1), January.
Jimerson, Jason B. (2001). A Conversation (Re)analysis of Fraternal Bonding in the Locker Room. Sociology of Sport Journal, 18(3): pp. 317-338.
Kaplan, Danny, and Niza Yanay. (2006). Fraternal friendship and commemorative desire. Social Analysis, v.50 no.1, Spring: (127)-146.
Kaplan, Danny. (2006). The Men We Loved: Male Friendship and Nationalism in Israeli Culture. New York: Berghahn Books.
Kaufman, Michael. (1993). Buddies in Power and Pain: Men Relating to Men. Chapter 8 in Cracking the Armour: Power, Pain and the Lives of Men. Toronto, Ontario: Penguin
Kavaloski, V. (1981). Men and the Dream of Brotherhood. In Lewis, Robert A. (ed.). Men in Difficult Times. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.
Kennedy, T. (1987). Homophobia in the Left. In Snodgrass, Jon. (ed.). For Men Against Sexism, Albion CA, Times Change Press
Kiesling, Scott Fabius. (2005). Homosocial desire in men’s talk: Balancing and re-creating cultural discourses of masculinity. Language in Society, Volume 34, Issue 05, Nov., pp 695-726.
Kimmel, M. S. (2006). Ritualized Homosexuality in a Nacirema Subculture. Sexualities, 9(1): 95-105.
Kimmel, Michael S. (2000). Gendered Intimacies: Friendship and Love. Chapter 9 in The Gendered Society. New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Kimmel, Michael S., and Michael Messner. (eds). (1998). Men’s Lives. New York/Toronto: Macmillan/Maxwell (4th edition).
15. The Fraternal Bond as a Joking Relationship: A Case Study of the Role of Sexist Jokes in Male Group Bonding / Lyman, Peter.
19. “I’m Not Friends the Way She’s Friends”: Ideological and Behavioral Constructions of Masculinity in Men’s Friendships / Walker, Karen.
20. Homophobia Among Men: Supporting and Defining the Male Role / Lehne, Gregory K.
21. The Politics of Gay Men’s Friendships / Nardi, Peter M.
23. The Truth About Male Friendships / Simmons, Martin.
Kupers, Terry A. (1993). Friends. Chapter 8 in Revisioning Men’s Lives: Gender, Intimacy, and Power. New York & London: Guilford Press
Lampert, M. D., and S.M. Ervin-Tripp. (2005). Risky laughter: Teasing and self-directed joking among male and female friends. Journal of Pragmatics, 38: 51-72.
Leib, Frank B. (1998). Friendly Competitors, Fierce Companions: Men’s Ways of Relating. Pilgrim Press.
Levy, Donald P. (2005). Hegemonic Complicity, Friendship, and Comradeship: Validation and Causal Processes among White, Middle-Class, Middle-Aged Men. Journal of Men’s Studies, Winter, Vol. 13, Iss. 2.
Lewis, R. (1980). Emotional Intimacy Among Men. In Skovholt, T. et. al. (eds). Counselling Men, Brooks/Cole. (First published 1978 in Journal of Social Issues, Vol 34, no. 1, pp 108-21.)
Lusher, Dean, and Garry Robins. (2010). A social network analysis of hegemonic and other masculinities. The Journal of Men’s Studies, 18(1).
Lyman, Peter. (1987). The Fraternal Bond as a Joking Relationship: A case study of sexist jokes in male group bonding. In Kimmel, Michael. (ed.). Changing Men: New Directions in Research on Men and Masculinity. New York: Sage, pp. 148-163.
Maas, James. (1985). Speaking of Friends: The Variety of Man-to-Man Friendships. Berkeley: Shameless Hussy Press.
Martin, Patricia, and Robert Hummer. (1989). Fraternities and Rape on Campus. Gender and Society, 3(4), December, pp. 457-473. (Also in Daly, Kathleen and Maher, Lisa. (eds). (1998). Criminology at the Crossroads: Feminist Readings in Crime and Justice. New York: Oxford University Press.).
Martino, Wayne, and Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli. (2003). So What’s a Boy? Addressing Issues of Masculinity and Schooling. Open University Press.
4: ‘Getting into the cool group is like passing an exam’: boys talk about friendships at school
Matthew, B. (2006). Man-to-Man: A Body Talk Between Male Friends. Qualitative Inquiry, 12(1): 185.
McCoy, Alfred W. (1999). Closer Than Brothers: Manhood at the Philippine Military Academy. Yale University Press.
McPherson, Miller, Lynn Smith-Lovin, and James M. Cook. (2001). Birds of a Feather: Homophily in social networks. Annual Review of Sociology, 27, pp. 415-444.
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Miller, Stuart. (1983). Men and Friendship. CA: Gateway Books.
Morman, Mark T., and Kory Floyd. (1998). “I love you, man”: Overt expressions of affection in male-male interaction. Sex Roles, May, Vol. 38, Iss. 9/10, pp. 871-881.
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Nardi, Peter M. (ed.). (1992). Men’s Friendships. London: Sage.
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