The Men's Bibliography

A comprehensive bibliography of writing on men, masculinities, gender, and sexualities (19th edition)

Compiled by Michael Flood
First published in 1992
Updated 24 January 2008

ISBN 0 646 18088 6

19th edition published 2008
By Michael Flood
AUSTRALIA
mflood[at]vichealth.vic.gov.au

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1. Introduction

a) Fair Use of the bibliography (What you can and can't do)
b) Submissions and Comments

2. The best reading on men & masculinities
a) Reading for the beginner
b) The best texts

3. Additional general works
a) Important and recent works
b) Other works
c) Measures or scales of masculinity

4. Introductory and general writing on gender

5. Men's Studies, men in academia
a) Men's Studies & teaching men
b) Men in Women's Studies
c) Women's Studies, gender & higher education/university, feminist pedagogy
(i) Women's and Gender Studies in Australia
(ii) Further references on feminist pedagogy
d) Political correctness

6. Growing up male
a) Boys and masculinities
b) Boys and schooling in particular
(i) The best reading
(ii) Further reading
(iii) Male teachers & male childcare workers
c) Growing up female, gender and childhood/youth
d) Mothers and sons
e) Gender and education

7. Fatherhood & families
a) General references
b) Families and gender
c) Mothers and motherhood (including men's mothers)
d) "Fathers' rights"
e) Single fatherhood in particular
f) Gay and lesbian parenting, Gay fathers
g) 'How to' books on fathering
 
(i) General
 
(ii) Raising sons
 
(iii) Raising daughters

8. Divorce, separation and child custody
a) Divorce and separation
(i) Self-help books
b) Family law (including child custody)
(i) Key recent pieces on Australian family law
 
(ii) Recent international works
(iii) Other works
(iv) Domestic and family violence, children, fathers, and family law

9. Intimacy, personal healing and growth, relationships
a) General references
b) Relationships with women
c) Sexual addiction
d) Recovery & self-help
e) Grief

10. Men's relations with men, friendship

11. Gay men, homophobia and masculinity 

12. Men's movements, groups and services
a) General works
(i) Recommended reading
(ii) Further works
b) Descriptions & studies of specific men's groups or activities
(i) the Christian men's movement, PromiseKeepers 

13. Working with boys
a) General works
(i) Important recent works
(ii) Other works
b) Books for boys
c) Other programs/resources on gender and young people

15. Working with men
a) General references
b) Gender and counselling
c) Working with perpetrators or offenders
d) Counselling or healing for survivors of abuse/violence in particular
15. Race and ethnicity
a) Masculinities and race/ethnicity
b) Masculinities in indigenous, tribal and non-Western Societies
c) Gender and race/ethnicity
d) Whiteness and White Studies

16. Work and class
a) Men, work and class
b) General references on gender and class or work
c) Domestic/household work in particular

17. Mid-life and ageing
a) Men, mid-life and ageing
b) Gender, sexuality, and ageing

18. Sport and leisure
a) Men, sport and leisure
b) Gender, sport and leisure
c) Sport and violence against women

19. Men's health
a) Introductions and overviews
b) Other general references
c) Men's bodily and reproductive health
d) Men and disability
e) Circumcision
f) Suicide
g) Gender and health

20. Men's bodies and biology
a) Penises in particular
b) General works on gender, bodies and biology

21. Spirituality, mythopoetic writing & psychoanalysis
a) General works
b) Responses to the mythopoetic men's movements (including Bly)
(i) Recommended reading
(ii) Further reading
c) Psychoanalysis and psychology in particular
d) Theology, Christianity and men

22. HIV/AIDS
(a) Gender and/or sexuality and HIV/AIDS
(i) Key recent feminist texts on HIV/AIDS
(ii) Further works
(iii) Masculinity, heterosexual men and HIV/AIDS
(b) General works on HIV/AIDS

23. Sexuality
(a) General works on sexuality
(i) Recommended reading
(ii) General works
(iii) Self-help (general self-help works on sexuality)
(b) Homosexualities, homophobia, queer theory
(i) Introductory reading
(ii) Further works
(c) Lesbian sexualities
(d) Gay male sexualities
(e) Bisexualities
(i) Recommended reading
(ii) Further works
(f) Alternative sexual cultures: swinging, polyamory, etc.
(g) Heterosexualities
(i) Recommended reading
(ii) Further reading
(iii) Self-help
(h) Women and sexuality
(i) Men and sexuality
(i) Introductory reading
(ii) Further works
(iii) Self-help books - for men
(iv) Self-help books - for boys
(j) Transvestism, transsexualism and transgender issues
(k) Bodies
(l) Children, young people, adolescence and sexuality
(m) Paedophilia
(n) Sadomasochism
(o) Schooling, sexuality, and sexuality education
(i) Anti-homophobic teaching resources
(p) Older people, ageing, and sexuality
(q) Sex work, the sex industry & prostitution
(i) Male clients of female sex workers / prostitutes
(r) Sexology
(s) Histories of sexuality

24. Reproductive issues and technologies
a) Men, family planning and reproduction, infertility
b) Men and abortion
c) General writing on reproductive technologies, abortion, etc.

25. Pornography
a) Good introductory reading
b) Recent and important works
c) Further works
d) Children's exposure to pornography and other sexual media content
e) Child Pornography
f) Pornography and men in particular
g) Issues of feminist pornography/erotica

26. Violence and responses to violence
a) Good introductory reading
b) Violence, including sexual violence and rape
(i) Good general reading
(ii) Further general works
(iii) Groups, gangs, fraternities, and violence against women
c) Domestic violence in particular
d) Sexual harassment
e) Child sexual assault
f) Male rape
g) Anti-gay/lesbian violence
h) When men are subject to violence
i) Male/male violence
j) When women are violent
k) Violence in lesbian and gay relationships
l) War and the military, Guns and small arms
m) Violence prevention
n) Men's anti-violence education and activism
(i) Recommended reading
(ii) Further reading
(iii) Men supporting survivors
o) Measuring violence

27. Men, feminism and gender equality
a) Recent and important works
b) Further works
c) Feminist activism, gender and policy, gender mainstreaming
d) General writing on social change work

28. Men and the left

29. Men's liberation

30. Men's rights, backlash & critiques of feminism
a) Men’s rights and anti-feminist works
b) Critiques of men’s rights etc.

31. Men's language
a) Men and language
b) Gender and language

32. Masculinities in culture and representation
a) Miscellaneous
(i) Good overviews and discussions
(ii) Further works
b) Literature and literary theory
c) Film, photography and television
d) Advertising
e) Internet, cyberspace, new media
 
f) Men's fashion and clothing
g) Gender, fashion and beauty

33. Men, prisons, criminology, the law
a) Men, prison, crime, law
b) General references on prisons, criminology and gender
c) Gender and the law

34. Histories of masculinity
(a) Gender and history

35. Methodology and epistemology
a) Doing research on men and as men
b) Gender, methodology and epistemology
c) Researching sexuality (including research on HIV/AIDS)

36. Humour

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Introduction

The Men’s Bibliography is a comprehensive and up-to-date bibliography of writing on men, masculinities, gender, and sexualities. The Men’s Bibliography lists about 22,400 books and articles, sorted into over thirty major subject areas.

The bibliography is free and for public use. You are most welcome to make use of this bibliography, and to link it to your own web sites.

In this nineteenth edition of the bibliography, I have added a further 2,810 or so references to the works listed.

Additional references and corrections are much appreciated. Please send them to the address below.

Best wishes.

Michael Flood.


E-mail: mflood[at]vichealth.vic.gov.au

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Fair use of the bibliography

WHAT YOU CAN DO:

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Also, you cannot charge for the use of this bibliography.

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Submissions and Comments

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Send material to mflood[at]vichealth.vic.gov.au