21. Men's Bodies and Biology

(Excerpted from The Men's Bibliography: A comprehensive bibliography of writing on men, masculinities, gender, and sexualities, compiled by Michael Flood. 19th edition, 2008. Home URL: http://mensbiblio.xyonline.net/)

Note: Also see "Health" and "Sport" above, and "Men's Sexuality" below. For material on representations of men's bodies, and on clothing and fashion, see "Masculinities in Culture and Representation".

Badinter, Elisabeth. (1995). XY: On Masculine Identity. (trans. Lydia Davis) New York: Columbia University Press.

Bordo, Susan. (1997). Reading the Male Body. In Moore, Pamela R. (ed.). Building Bodies. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press.

Bordo, Susan. (1999). The Male Body: A New Look at Men in Public and Private. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux.

Boroughs, Michael, and J. Kevin Thompson. (2002). Body Depilation in Males: A New Body Image Concern? International Journal of Men’s Health. 1(3), September.

Brandth, B., and M. S. Haugen. (2005). Text, Body, and Tools: Changing Mediations of Rural Masculinity. Men and Masculinities, 8(2): 148-163.

Brown, David. (1999). Men, Bodybuilders and the Social Meaning of Muscle. In Silvennoinen, M. and A. Sparkes. (eds.). Men’s Bodies. University of Jyvaskyla: SoPhi.

Brown, Jeffrey A. (2002). The Tortures of Mel Gibson: Masochism and the sexy male body. Men and Masculinities, 5(2), October.

Buchbinder, David. (2004). Object or Ground? The Male Body as Fashion Accessory. Canadian Review of American Studies, Volume 34, Number 3: 221-231.

Butt, Ramsay. (2001). The Trouble with the Male Dancer. pp. 44-55; IN: Dils, Ann and Albright, Ann Cooper. (ed.). Moving History / Dancing Cultures: A Dance History Reader; Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyn University Press.

Cafri, Guy, and J. Kevin Thompson. (2004). Measuring Male Body Image: A Review of the Current Methodology. Psychology of Men & Masculinity. 5(1):18-29, January.

Chadwick, P. M., L. -M. Liao, and M. E. Boyle. (2005). Size Matters: Experiences of Atypical Genital and Sexual Development in Males. J Health Psychol, 10(4): 529-543.

Choi, P. Y. L. (2003). Muscle matters: maintaining visible differences between women and men. Sexualities, Evolution & Gender, 5(2): 71-81.

Connell, R.W. (1983). Men’s Bodies. Australian Society, October 1

Connell, R.W. (1983). Men’s Bodies. In Which Way is Up? Essays on Sex, Class and Culture. Sydney: George Allen & Unwin

Connell, R.W. (1987). The Body and Social Practice. Chapter 4 in Gender and Power: Society, the Person and Sexual Politics. Sydney: Allen & Unwin

Connell, R.W. (2000). Globalization and Men’s Bodies. Chapter 4 in The Men and the Boys. Sydney: Allen & Unwin.

Culbertson, Philip, Margaret Nelson Agee, and with Cabrini ‘Ofa Makasiale. (eds.). (2006). Penina Uliuli: Contemporary Challenges In Mental Health For Pacific Peoples. Honolulu: The University of Hawaii Press.
3. Canoe Noses and Coconut Feet: Reading the Samoan Male Body / Tavita T. Maliko.
4. Jonah, Arnold, and Me: Reading the Tongan Male Body / Maika Lutui.

Davison, Kevin G. (2000). Boys’ Bodies in School: Physical Education. Journal of Men’s Studies, 8(2), Winter.

Diedrich, Lisa L. (1998). Hysterical Men: Shell-shock and the Destabilisation of Masculinity. In Shildrick, Margrit and Janet Price. (eds.). Vital Signs: Feminist Reconfigurations of the Bio/logical Body. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Dillon, Paul, Jan Copeland and Richard Peters. (1999). Exploring the Relationship between Male Homo/Bi-sexuality, Body Image and Steroid Use. Culture, Health & Sexuality, 1(4), October.

Dotson, Edisol W. (1999). Behold the Man: The Hype and Selling of Male Beauty in Media and Culture. Harrington Park Press

Drummond, Murray and Garrett, R. (1998). The Cult of Body Obsession. ACHPER Matters, South Australia.

Drummond, Murray. (1999). Life as a Male Anorexic. Australian Journal of Primary Health Interchange. Vol 5 No 2.

Drummond, Murray. (2001). Boys’ Bodies in the Context of Sport and Physical Activity: Implications for Health. Journal of Physical Education New Zealand. 34(1), May

Drummond, Murray. (2002). Men, Body Image and Eating Disorders. International Journal of Men’s Health. 1(1), January.

Drummond, Murray. (2003). The Meaning of Boys’ Bodies in Physical Education. Journal of Men’s Studies, 11(2), Winter.

Drummond, Murray. (2005). Asian Gay Men’s Bodies. Journal of Men’s Studies, Spring, Vol. 13, Iss. 3.

Drummond, Murray. (2005). Men’s Bodies: Listening to the Voices of Young Gay Men. Men and Masculinities, 7(3), January.

Duncan, D. (2007). Out of the Closet and into the Gym: Gay Men and Body Image in Melbourne, Australia. Journal of Men’s Studies, 15(3): 331.

Duroche, Leonard. (1990). Male Perception as Social Construct. In Hearn, Jeff and Morgan, David H.J. (eds.). Men, Masculinities and Social Theory. London: Unwin Hyman

Edwards, Stephen and Catherine Launder. (2000). Investigating Muscularity Concerns in Male Body Image: Development of the Swansea Muscularity Attitudes Questionnaire. International Journal of Eating Disorders. 28(1):120-124, Jul..

Elliott, Richard, and Christine Elliott. (2005). Idealized images of the male body in advertising: a reader-response exploration. Journal of Marketing Communications, Volume 11, Number 1, March, pp. 3-19.

Ervo, Soren, and Thomas Johansson. (eds.). (2003). Bending Bodies: Moulding Masculinities, Volume Two. Hants, England: Aldershot.
2. The Body, the Will and the Fear of Falling: The history of masculine self-control / Claes Ekenstam.
3. Consuming Manhood: The feminization of American culture and the recreation of the male body, 1832-1920 / Michael S. Kimmel.
4. Men, Bodies and Identities / Victor J. Seidler.
5. What’s Behind the Mask? Bodybuilding and masculinity / Thomas Johansson.
7. When Boys Become Men: The martial arts as young people’s revolt against the youth rebellion / Hans Bonde.
8. Sylvester Stallone’s Body: “A peculiar, not to say pathological, interest” / Martti Lahti.
9. Searching for the Body: Making connections between health, bodies and men’s violence / Jeff Hearn.
10. Male Ways of Giving Birth / Klaus Theleweit.
12. Asthma: The construction of the masculine body / Arto Tiihonen.
13. Disabling Men: Masculinity and disability in Al Davison’s graphic autobiography The Spiral Cage / Paul McIlvenny.

Flannigan-Saint-Aubin, Arthur. (1994). The Male Body and Literary Metaphors for Masculinity. In Brod, Harry and Kaufman, Michael. (eds.). Theorizing Masculinities. London: Sage

Fleming, A.A. (1999). Older Men in Contemporary Discourses on Ageing: Absent Bodies and Invisible Lives. Nursing Inquiry, March, 6(1):3-8.

Frith, Hannah, and Kate Gleeson. (2004). Clothing and Embodiment: Men Managing Body Image and Appearance. Psychology of Men & Masculinity. 5(1):40-48, January.

Fussell, Sam. (1991). Muscle: Confessions of an Unlikely Bodybuilder. London: Cardinal

Gallop, Jane. (1981). Phallus/Penis: Same Difference. In Todd, J. (ed.). Men by Women. New York: Homes and Meier.

Gill, Rosalind, Karen Henwood, and Carl McLean. (2005). Body Projects and the Regulation of Normative Masculinity. Body & Society, 11(1): 37-62.

Goldstein, L. (ed.). (1993). The Male Body. Ann Arbor: Michigan University Press.

Griffith, R. Marie. (2000). Apostles of abstinence: Fasting and masculinity during the Progressive Era. American Quarterly v 52 no 4, Dec, pp. 599-638.

Grogan, Sarah and Helen Richards. (2002). Body Image: Focus Groups with Boys and Men. Men and Masculinities, 4(3), January, pp. 219-232.

Grogan, Sarah. (1999). Understanding Body Disatisfaction in Men, Women and Children. London: Routledge.

Grosz, Elizabeth. (1987). Notes Towards a Corporeal Feminism. Australian Feminist Studies, 5, Summer

Gunew, Sneja. (1987). Male Sexuality: Feminist Intepretations. Australian Feminist Studies 5, Summer.

Hage, J.J., Becking, A.G., Degraaf, F.H. and Tuinzing, D.B. (1997). Gender-Confirming Facial Surgery: Considerations on the Masculinity and Femininity of faces. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 99(7), pp. 1799-1807.

Hargreaves, D. A., and M. Tiggemann. (2006). ‘Body Image is for Girls’: A Qualitative Study of Boys’ Body Image. J Health Psychol, 11(4): 567-576.

Hasbrook, C. A., and O. Harris. (1999). Wrestling with Gender: Physicality and Masculinities among Inner-City First and Second Graders. Men and Masculinities, 1(3): 302-318.

Hatoum, I. J., and D. Belle. (2004). Mags and Abs: Media Consumption and Bodily Concerns in Men. Sex Roles, 51(7-8): 397.

Heaven, P., and D. Rowe. (1990). Gender, Sport and Body Image. In Rowe and Lawrence. (eds.). Sport and Leisure: Trends in Contemporary Popular Culture. Sydney: Harcourt Brace Javanovich.

Hennen, P. (2005). Bear bodies, bear masculinity - Recuperation, resistance, or retreat? Gender & Society, 19 (1), February, pp. 25-43.

Hennen, P. (2005). Bear Bodies, Bear Masculinity: Recuperation, Resistance, or Retreat? Gender Society, 19(1): 25-43.

Hitzeroth, Volker et al. (2001). Muscle Dysmorphia: A South African example. Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences. 55, pp. 521-523

International Journal of Men’s Health. (2002). Volume 1 Number 2, May.
Body Image In Men: Self-Reported Thoughts, Feelings, and Behaviors in Response to Media Images / Helen J. Fawkner and Nancy E. McMurray.
Body Ideals in Young Samoan Men: A Comparison With Men in North America and Europe / Jed Lipinski and Harrison G. Pope, Jr.
Athletic Participation and the Health Risks of Adolescent Males: A National Study / Don Sabo, Kathleen E. Miller, Merrill J. Melnick, Michael P. Farrell, and Grace M. Barnes.
Gender Differences in High School Students’ Dieting Behavior and Their Correlates / Donald R. McCreary and Doris K. Sasse1.
Male Body Image Satisfaction and Its Relationship to Well-Being Using the Somatomorphic Matrix / Guy Cafri, Jaine Strauss, and J. Kevin Thompson.

Jackson, David. (1990). Falling Apart, Men’s Bodies and Masculine Identities. Chapter 3 in Unmasking Masculinity: A Critical autobiography. London: Unwin Hyman

Jackson, David. (1990). Falling Apart. Marxism Today, October

Jefferson, T. (1998). Muscle, ‘Hard Men’ and ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson: Reflections on Desire, Anxiety and the Embodiment of Masculinity. Body & Society, 4(1): 77-98.

Justad, Mark J. (1996). A Transvaluation of Phallic Masculinity: Writing With and Through the Male Body. Journal of Men’s Studies, 4(4), May, pp. 355-374.

Kanayama, G., S. Barry, J. I. Hudson, and H. G. Pope. (2006). Body image and attitudes toward male roles in anabolic-androgenic steroid users. American Journal of Psychiatry, 163(4): 697-703.

Kasson, John F. (2001). Houdini, Tarzan, and the Perfect Man: The white male body and the challenge of modernity in America. New York: Hill and Wang.

Keane, H. (2005). Diagnosing the male steroid user: drug use, body image and disordered masculinity. Health (London), 9(2): 189-208.

Kehily, M. (2001). Bodies in School: Young Men, Embodiment, and Heterosexual Masculinities. Men and Masculinities, 4(2): 173-185.

Kimmel, Michael S. (1994). Consuming Manhood: The Feminization of American Culture and the Recreation of the Male Body, 1832-1920. Michigan Quarterly Review, 33(1), pp. 7-36.

Kimmel, Michael, Jeff Hearn, and R.W. Connell. (eds.). (2005). The Handbook of Studies on Men and Masculinities. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
16. ‘Gentlemen, the Lunchbox has Landed’: Representations of Masculinities and Men’s Bodies in the Popular Media / Jim McKay, University of Queensland, Janine Mikosza, University of Queensland, and Brett Hutchins, University of Queensland
18. Still a Man’s World? Studying Masculinities and Sport / Michael A. Messner, University of Southern California
19. Men’s Health Studies: An Overview / Don Sabo, D’Youville College
20. Masculinities and Interpersonal Violence / Walter S. DeKeseredy, Ohio University and Martin D. Schwartz, Ohio University
21. Polysemous, Polymorphous Bodies: Masculinities and (non)-Normativity / Thomas J. Gerschick, Illinois State University
22. Transgendering, Men and Masculinities / Richard Ekins, Ulster University and Dave King, Ulster University.

Kirk, D. (2000). High School Rugby, the Body and the Reproduction of Hegemonic Masculinity. Sport, Education and Society, 5(2), pp. 163-176.

Klein, Allan M. (1989). Managing Deviance: Hustling, Homophobia, and the Bodybuilding Subculture. Deviant Behaviour, 10(1). (Also in Patricia A. and Peter Adler. (eds.). (1994). Constructions of Deviance: Social Power, Context, and Interaction, Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Company).

Klein, Allan M. (1993). Little Big Men: Bodybuilding Subculture and Gender Construction. State University of New York Press.

Klein, Allan M. (1993). Of Muscles and Men. Sciences, 33(6), November-December, pp. 32-37.

Kong, T. S. K. (2002). The Seduction of the Golden Boy: The Body Politics of Hong Kong Gay Men. Body Society, 8(1): 29-48.

Laws, T and Drummond, Murray. (2001). A Pro-Active Approach to Assessing Men for Eating Disorders. Contemporary Nurse. Vol 11 No 1.

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. Contents;
‘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.

Leit, Richard A., Harrison G. Pope Jr., and James J. Gray. (2000). Cultural expectations of muscularity in men: The evolution of playgirl centerfolds. International Journal of Eating Disorders, Volume 29, Issue 1, pp. 90-93.

Leng, Kwok Wei. (1993). Muscle: Or How to Impress With Flesh and Be a Social Theorist Too. Melbourne Journal of Politics, 21.

Levant, Ronald F., Katherine Richmond, Alfred Sellers, Richard G. Majors, Jaime E. Inclan, Jeannette M. Rossello, Martin Heesacker, George T. Rowan. (2003). A Multicultural Investigation of Masculinity Ideology and Alexithymia. Psychology of Men & Masculinity. 4(2):91-99, July.

Light, R., and D. Kirk. (2000). High School Rugby, the Body and the Reproduction of Hegemonic Masculinity. Sport, Education and Society, 1 October, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 163-176.

Litewka, Jack. (1977). The Socialised Penis. In Snodgrass, Jon. (ed.). For Men Against Sexism, Albion CA: Times Change Press

Longhurst, R. (2005). Man-breasts. In B. van Hoven and K. Horschelmann. (eds.). Spaces of Masculinity. New York: Routledge, pp. 165-78.

Longhurst, R. (2005). Man-breasts. In B. van Hoven and K. Horschelmann. (eds.). Spaces of Masculinity. New York: Routledge, pp. 165-78.

Mangan, J.A. (ed). (1999). Shaping the Superman: Fascist body as political icon – Ayran fascism. Frank Cass.

Mangan, J.A. (ed). (2000). Superman Supreme: Fascist body as political icon – Global fascism. Frank Cass.

Marshall, Barbara L., and Stephen Katz. (2002). Forever Functional: Sexual fitness and the ageing male body. Body & Society, 8(4), pp. 43-70.

Mason, Gay. (1992). Looking Into Masculinity: Sport, Media and the Construction of the Male Body Beautiful. Social Alternatives, 11(1)

McCabe, Marita P., and Linda A. Ricciardelli. (2001). Parent, Peer, and Media Influences on Body Image and Strategies to Both Increase and decrease Body Size Among Adolescent Boys and Girls. Adolescence, 36(142), Summer

McCreary, Donald R., Doris K. Sasse, Deborah M. Saucier, and Kim D. Dorsch. (2004). Measuring the Drive for Muscularity: Factorial Validity of the Drive for Muscularity Scale in Men and Women. Psychology of Men & Masculinity. 5(1):49-58, January.

McDowell, Deborah E. (1997). Pecs and Reps: Muscling in on Race and the Subject of Masculinities. In Stecopoulos, Harry and Uebel, Michael. (eds.). Race and the Subject of Masculinities, Duke University Press.

McMillan, Peter. (1992). Balls and All. pp. 6-13 in Men, Sex & Other Secrets. Melbourne: Text Publishing Company

Messerschmidt, James W. (1999). Making Bodies Matter: Adolescent masculinities, the body, and varieties of violence. Theoretical Criminology, 3(2), pp. 197-220.

Messerschmidt, James W. (2000). Nine Lives: Adolescent masculinities, the body, and violence. Boulder, CO: Westview.

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

Messner, Michael A. and Sabo, Donald F. (eds.). (1990). Sport, Men, and the Gender Order: Critical Feminist Perspectives. Illinois: Human Kinetics Books.
6: An Iron Man: The Body and Some Contradictions of Hegemonic Masculinity / R.W. Connell.
10: Little Big Man: Hustling, Gender Narcissism, and Body Building Subculture / Alan M. Klein.

Miller, Toby. (2001). Sportsex. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.
Introduction: Sportsextro.
1. Bodnam: Body, Nation, Media.
2. Commodifying the Male Body = Problematizing Hegemonic Masculinity?.
3. Panic Sports and the Racialized Male Body / Toby Miller; Jim McKay; David Rowe.
4. Courting Lesbianism / Toby Miller; Jim McKay; Randy Martin.
Conclusion: Booters with Hooters.

Mills, J. S., and S. R. D’Alfonso. (2007). Competition And Male Body Image: Increased Drive For Muscularity Following Failure to a Female. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 26(4): 505.

Mischewski, A. (1999). Talking Seminally. In A O’Shea (Ed), Hush Men Are Speaking. Woodend: Print Creations, 72-74.

Mishkind, M. et.al. (1986). The Embodiment of Masculinity. American Behavioural Scientist, 29(5), May/June.(Also in Kimmel, Michael. (ed). (1987). Changing Men: New Directions in Research on Men and Masculinity. New York: Sage).

Monaghan, Lee. (2005). Big Handsome Men, Bears and Others: Virtual Constructions of ‘Fat Male Embodiment’. Body & Society, 11, no. 2: 81-111.

Montemayor, Raymond. (1978). Men and Their Bodies: The Relationship between Body Type and Behaviour. Journal of Social Issues, 34(1), Winter.

Moore, Lisa Jean. (2002). Extracting Men from Semen: Masculinity in Scientific Representations of Sperm. Social Text, Volume 20, Number 4, Winter, pp. 91-119.

Morgan, David. (1993). You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine: Reflections on the Male Body and Masculinities. In Scott, S. and Morgan, David. (eds.). Body Matters: Essays on the Sociology of the Body, Sussex: Falmer Press.

Morrison, Todd G., Melanie A. Morrison, and Christine Hopkins. (2003). Striving for Bodily Perfection? An Exploration of the Drive for Muscularity in Canadian Men. Psychology of Men & Masculinity. 4(2):111-120, July.

Morrison, Todd G., Melanie A. Morrison, Christine Hopkins, and E. Tyler Rowan. (2004). Muscle Mania: Development of a New Scale Examining the Drive for Muscularity in Canadian Males. Psychology of Men & Masculinity. 5(1):30-39, January 2004.

Mosher, Jerry. (2001). Setting free the bears: refiguring fat man on television. In Bodies Out of Bounds: Fatness and Transgression, edited by Jana Evans Braziel and Kathleen LeBesco, pp. 166-193. University of California Press, Berkeley.

O’Dea Jennifer A., and Patrick R. Rawstorne. (2001). Male Adolescents Identify Their Weight Gain Practices, Reasons for Desired Weight Gain, and Sources of Weight Gain Information. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 101(1)

Olivardia, R. et al. (2000). Muscle Dysmorphia in Male Weightlifters: A Case-Control Study. American Journal of Psychiatry. 157, pp. 1291-96.

Panchasi, Roxanne. (1995). Reconstructions: Prosthetics and the Rehabilitation of the Male Body in World War I France. Differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies, 7(3).

Parker, Andrew. (1996). Sporting Masculinities: Gender Relations and the Body. In Mac an Ghaill, Mairtin. (ed.). Understanding Masculinities: Social Relations and Cultural Arenas. Buckingham & Philadelphia: Open University Press

Patterson, Wanda M. et al. (2001). Body Dysmorphic Disorder. International Journal of Dermatology. 40

Pearce, Sharyn, and Vivienne Muller. (2002). Manning the Next Millennium: Studies in Masculinities. Black Swan Press. Includes;
David Buchbinder – Unruly Age: Representing the Aging Male Body.
Gary Ianziti – Unpacking the Codpiece.
Kerry Mallan – Just Looking? The Body, The Gaze, and the Male Artist.
Cassandra Loeser – Bounded Bodies, Mobile Selves: The Significance of the Muscular Body in Young Hearing-Impaired Men’s Constructions of Masculinity.
Vivienne Muller – Spacing the Body, Shaping the Self: Spaces and Bodies in the Formation of the Male Subject in David Malouf’s 12 Edmondstone Street.

Peniston-Bird, C. (2003). Classifying the Body in the Second World War: British Men in and Out of Uniform. Body Society, 9(4): 31-48.

Peters, Mark Anthony, and LeAddelle Phelps. (2001). Body Image Dissatisfaction and Distortion, Steroid Use, and Sex Differences in College Age Bodybuilders. Psychology in the Schools, 38(3), pp. 283-89; May.

Petersen, Alan. (1998). Male Bodies That Matter. Chapter 3 in Unmasking the Masculine: ‘Men’ and ‘Identity’ in a Sceptical Age. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage

Phillips, J., and Drummond, Murray. (2001). An Investigation into the Body Image Perceptions, Body Satisfaction and Exercise Expectations of Male Fitness Leaders: Implications for Professional Practice. Leisure Studies Journal. Vol 20 No 2.

Phillips, Katharine A. and David J. Castle. (2001). Body Dysmorphic Disorder in Men. British Medical Journal. Vol. 323, 3 November

Pope, Harrison G. et al. (1993). Anorexia Nervosa and ‘Reverse Anorexia’ Among 108 Male Bodybuilders. Compr. Psychiatry. 34, pp. 406-409.

Pope, Harrison G. et al. (1997). Muscle Dysphoria. Psychosomatics. 38, pp. 548-557.

Pope, Harrison G. et al. (1999). Evolving Ideals of Male Body Image as Seen Through Action Toys. International Journal of Eating Disorders. 26, pp. 65-72.

Pope, Harrison G. et al. (2000). Body Image Perception Among Men in Three Countries. American Journal of Psychiatry. 157(8), August

Pope, Harrison G. et al. (2000). The Adonis Complex: The Secret Crisis of Male Body Obsession. Free Press.

Pope, Harrison G., Olivardia R., Borowiecki J.J and Cohane G.H. (2001). The Growing Commercial Value of the Male Body: A longitudinal Survey of Advertising in Women’s Magazines. Psychotherapy & Psychosomatics. 70(4):189-192, Jul-Aug.

Potts, Annie. (2000). ‘The Essence of the Hard On’: Hegemonic Masculinity and the Cultural Construction of ‘Erectile Dysfunction’. Men and Masculinities, 3(1), July.

Reekie, Gail. (1988). Feminism and Men’s Bodies: More Thoughts on Male Sexuality. Australian Feminist Studies, 6, Autumn.

Reichert, Tom. (1999). Cheesecake and Beefcake: No matter how you slice it, sexual explicitness in advertising continues to increase. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Spring, Vol. 76, Iss. 1; pp. 7-21.

Ricciardelli, Lina A., and Marita P. McCabe. (2004). A Biopsychosocial Model of Disordered Eating and the Pursuit of Muscularity in Adolescent Boys. Psychological Bulletin. 130(2):179-205, March.

Rubinstein, Gidi. (2003). Macho Man: Narcissism, Homophobia, Agency, Communion, and Authoritarianism - A Comparative Study Among Israeli Bodybuilders and a Control Group. Psychology of Men & Masculinity. 4(2):100-110, July.

Ryan, Jenny. (2001). Muscling In: Gender and Physicality in Weight-Training Culture. pp. 166-188; IN: Watson, Nick. (ed.). Cunningham-Burley, Sarah. (ed.). Reframing the Body; New York: Palgrave.

Salisbury, Jonathon and Jackson, David. (1996). The Ideal Manly Body. Chapter 8 in Challenging Macho Values: Practical Ways of Working with Adolescent Boys. London: Falmer Press.

Sayers, Janet. (1982). Physical Strength, Aggression and Male Dominance. Chapter 5 in Biological Politics: Feminist and Anti-Feminist Perspectives. London & New York: Tavistock

Schehr, Lawrence R. (1997). Parts of an Andrology: On Representations of Men’s Bodies. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

Schiffellite, Carmen. (1987). Beyond Tarzan and Jane Genes: Toward a Critique of Biological Determinism. In Kaufman, Michael. (ed.). Beyond Patriarchy: Essays by Men on Pleasure, Power and Change. New York: Oxford University Press

Scientific American. (1999). Special Issue: Men: The Scientific Truth About their Work, Play, Health & Passions. 10(2), Summer

Shapiro, Eugene. (2000). Upright Man. Pir Press.

Silberstein, Lisa R., Mishkind, Marc E. and Striegel-Moore, Ruth H. (1989). Men and Their Bodies: A Comparison of Homosexual and Heterosexual Men. Psychosomatic Medicine, May 1, 51(3).

Silvennoinen, M. and A. Sparkes. (eds.). (1999). Men’s Bodies. University of Jyvaskyla: SoPhi.

Skinner, S. Rachel, and Martha Hickey. (2003). Current Priorities for Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, Vol. 179, August 4, pp. 158-161.

Smith, Clarissa. (2002). Shiny Chests and Heaving G-strings: A night out with the Chippendales. Sexualities, Volume 5 Issue 1.

Smolak, Linda, Sarah K. Murnen, and J. Kevin Thompson. (2005). Sociocultural Influences and Muscle Building in Adolescent Boys. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 6(4), October.

Soar, Matthew. (2001). Engines and Acolytes of Consumption: Black male bodies, advertising and the laws of thermodynamics. Body & Society, 7(4), pp. 37-55.

Sparkes, Andrew C. and Brett Smith. (2002). Sport, Spinal Cord Injury, Embodied Masculinities, and the Dilemmas of Narrative Identity. Men and Masculinities, 4(3), January, pp. 258-285.

Spongberg, Mary. (1997). Are Small Penises Necessary for Civilisation? The male body and the body politic. Australian Feminist Studies, 12(25)

Stephens, Elizabeth, and Jorgen Lorentzen. (eds.). Men and Masculinities, Special issue: Male Bodies, July, 10(1);
Male Bodies: An Introduction / Elizabeth Stephens and Jorgen Lorentzen (5-8).
Masculinities, Bodies, and Emotional Life / Victor Jeleniewski Seidler (9-21).
“Save Us from the Womanly Man”: The Transformation of the Body on the Beach in Sydney, 1810 to 1910 / Cameron White (22-38).
Masculinities, Sport, and Emotions / Ulla-Britt Lilleaas (39-53).
Changing Sex, Changing Self: Theorizing Transitions in Embodied Subjectivity / Katherine Johnson (54-70).
Masculinities and the Phenomenology of Men’s Orgasms / Jorgen Lorentzen (71-84).
The Spectacularized Penis: Contemporary Representations of the Phallic Male Body / Elizabeth Stephens (85-98).

Still, Judith. (ed.). (2003). Understanding Men’s Bodies in Visual Culture. (Special issue of Paragraph 26, Nos 1 and 2, March-July 2003) Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2003.

Strelan, P., and D. Hargreaves. (2005). Reasons for Exercise and Body Esteem: Men’s Responses to self-Objectification. Sex Roles. 53: 495-503.

Strong, S.M., D. Singh, and P.K. Randall. (2000). Childhood Gender Nonconformity and Body Dissatisfaction in Gay and Heterosexual Men. Sex Roles. 43(7-8):427-439, Oct..

Swain, Jon. (2003). How Young Schoolboys Become Somebody: The role of the body in the construction of masculinity. British Journal of Sociology of Education, Volume 24, Number 3, July, pp. 299-314.

Thomas, Calvin. (1996). Male Matters: Masculinity, anxiety, and the male body on the line. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Thomas, Calvin. (2002). Re-enfleshing the Bright Boys: Or, How male bodies matter to feminist theory. In Gardiner, Judith Kegan. (ed.). Masculinity Studies and Feminist Theory: New Directions. Columbia University Press.

Tiihone, Arto. (1994). Asthma: The construction of the masculine body. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 29(1), pp. 51-62.

Todd, G. M., R. E. Shannon, A. M. Melanie, B. Anomi, and L. H. Rebecca. (2006). Exposure to sexually Explicit Material and Variations in Body Esteem, Genital Attitudes, and Sexual Esteem among a Sample of Canadian Men. Journal of Men’s Studies, 14(2): 209.

Tomsen, Stephen, and Mike Donaldson. (eds.). (2003). Male Trouble: Looking at Australian Masculinities. North Melbourne, VIC: Pluto Press.
4. “A Gross Overreaction”: Violence, Honour and the Sanctified Heterosexual Male Body / Stephen Tomsen.
8. Aussie Rules! Schoolboy Football and Masculine Embodiment / Nikki Wedgwood.

Toon, E. (2000). Rethinking Charles Atlas. Rethinking History. 4(1):80-84, Spr.

Tuana, Nancy. (ed.). (2001). Revealing Male Bodies. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Vartanian, Lesa Rae, Carrie L. Giant and Rhonda M. Passino. (2001). ‘Ally McBeal vs. Arnold Schwarzenegger’: Comparing mass media, interpersonal feedback and gender as predictors of satisfaction with body thinness and muscularity. Social Behavior and Personality. 29(7)

Watson, J.M. (1993). Male Body Image and Health Beliefs: A qualitative study and implications for health promotion practice. Health Education Journal, 52(4), Winter.

Watson, Jonathan. (2000). Male Bodies: Health, Culture and Identity. Buckingham and Philadelphia: Open University Press.

Wearing, Betsy. (1994). ‘Poor Boys’, Power and Gender: The masculinist response to femininity. Interpretations: Journal of the English Teachers’ Association of Western Australia, Special edition: Boys in English. 27(2)

Webb, John. (1998). Body. In Junk Male. Sydney: HarperCollins

Wedgwood, Nikki. (2003). Aussie Rules! Schoolboy Football and Masculine Embodiment. In Stephen Tomsen and Mike Donaldson. (eds.) Male Trouble: Looking at Australian Masculinities. North Melbourne, VIC: Pluto Press.

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White, Philip G. and Gillett, James. (1994). Reading the Muscular Body: A critical decoding of advertisements in Flex magazine. Sociology of Sport Journal, 11(1), March.

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Excerpted from The Men's Bibliography: A comprehensive bibliography of writing on men, masculinities and sexualities, compiled by Michael Flood
19th edition, 2008, Canberra, Australia. ISBN 0 646 18088 6

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a) Penises in Particular

Bogaert, Anthony F., and Scott Hershberger. (1999). The Relation Between Sexual Orientation and Penis Size. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 28(3).

Brannon, W. (2004). Touching the penis in Islamic law. History of Religions, 44(2): 89.

Cameron, D. (1992). Naming of Parts: Gender, Culture, and Terms for the Penis among American College Students. American Speech, 67(4): 367-382.

Carroll, Stephen. (2002). Your Penis: A User’s Guide. Sydney: Urological Publications.

Cohen, Joseph. (1999). The Penis Book. New York: Konemann

Friedman, David M. (2003). A Mind of Its Own. Penguin USA. (A cultural history of the penis)

Gore, Margaret. (1991). The Penis Book: An Owner’s Manual. Sydney: Bookman.

Haiken, Elizabeth. (2000). Virtual Virility, or, Does Medicine Make the Man?. Men and Masculinities, 2(4), April.

Hamilton, Terri. (year?). Skin Flutes and Velvet Gloves: A Collection of Facts and Fancies, Legends and Oddities About the Body’s Private Parts.

Han, Jung Ho et al. (1999). Erect Penile Size of Korean Men. Venereology. 13(1)

Ho, P. Sik Ying, and A. Ka Tat Tsang. (2002). The Things Girls Shouldn’t See: Relocating the Penis in Sex Education in Hong Kong. Sex Education. Volume 2 Number 1/April.

Lehman, P. (1998). In an Imperfect World, Men with Small Penises are Unforgiven: The Representation of the Penis/Phallus in American Films of the 1990s. Men and Masculinities, 1(2): 123-137.

Lever, Janet, David A. Frederick, and Letitia Anne Peplau. (2006) Does Size Matter? Men’s and Women’s Views on Penis Size Across the Lifespan. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 7(3), July.

Lorber, Judith, and Lisa Jean Moore. (2002). Gender and the Social Construction of Illness. 2nd edition. Altamira Press. (See Ch. 6, on male ritual and medical genital surgery)

Morley, Simon, and David Friend. (2001). Puppetry of the Penis: The Ancient Australian Art of Genital Origami. Sydney: Random House (humour).

Paley, Maggie. (2000). The Book of the Penis. Grove/Atlantic.

Parsons, Alexandra. (year?). Facts and Phalluses: A Collection of Bizarre and Intriguing Truths, Legends, and Measurements.

Potts, Annie. (2000). ‘The Essence of the Hard On’: Hegemonic Masculinity and the Cultural Construction of ‘Erectile Dysfunction’. Men and Masculinities, 3(1), July.

Potts, Annie. (2001). The Man with Two Brains: Hegemonic Masculine Subjectivity and the Discursive Construction of the Unreasonable Penis-Self. Journal of Gender Studies, Volume 10, Number 2, July, pp. 145-156.

Schultz, R. Louis et al. Out in the Open: The Complete Male Pelvis.

Strage, Mark. (1980). The Durable Fig Leaf: A Historical and Iconographic Account of Man’s Relations with His Penis. New York: William Morrow & Co.

Tiefer, Leonore. (1987). In Pursuit of the Perfect Penis: The Medicalisation of Male Sexuality. In Kimmel, Michael. (ed.). Changing Men: New Directions in Research on Men and Masculinity. New York: Sage. (Also in Kimmel, Michael and Messner, Michael. (eds.). Men’s Lives. New York/Toronto: Macmillan/Maxwell, 2nd edition).

Tiefer, Leonore. (1994). The Medicalization of Impotence: Normalizing Phallocentrism. Gender & Society, 8(3), September.

b) General Works on Gender, Bodies and Biology

Note: Also see "Bodies" under "Sexuality", and "Gender, Fashion and Beauty" under "Masculinities in Culture and Representation". For works on cosmetic surgery, see the sub-section "Gender, fashion and beauty".

Annfelt, Trine. (2002). More gender equality - bigger breasts? Battles over gender and the body. Nora: Nordic Journal of Women’s Studies, Volume 10 Number 3, December.

Atkinson, Michael. (2002). Pretty in Ink: Conformity, Resistance and Negotiation in Women’s Tattooing. Sex Roles, 47: 5/6, pp. 219-33.

Backett-Milburn, Kathryn and Linda McKie. (eds.). (2001). Constructing Gendered Bodies. Hampshire: Palgrave.
Putting the Body’s Feet on the Ground: Towards a Sociological Reconceptualization of Gendered and Sexual Embodiment / Stevi Jackson; Sue Scott.
Flight Attendants and the Management of Gendered ‘Organizational Bodies’ / Melissa Tyler; Philip Hancock.
Sex, Talk and Making Bodies in the Science Lab / Tom Delph-Janiurek.
Paradoxical Stories of Prostitution / Joanna Phoenix.
The Working Body as a Sign: Historical Snapshots / Carol Wolkowitz.
Walking on the Beaches Looking at the.Bodies / Paula Black.
The Fabric of Love: A Semiotic Analysis of the Suspender Belt / Dana Wilson-Kovacs.
From ‘Peter Andre’s Six Pack’ to ‘I do Knees’--The Body in Young People’s Moral Discourse / Rachel Thomson; Sheena McGrellis; Janet Holland.
The Intersexual Body and the Medical Regulation of Gender / Myra J. Hird; Jenz Germon.
Telling Body Transgendering Stories / Richard Ekin; Dave King.
Double Damnation: Gay Disabled Men and the Negotiation of Masculinity / Terry O’Neill; Myra J. Hird.
A Break from the Norm: Exploring the Experiences of Queer Crips / Ruth Butler.

Bailey, M.E. (1993). Foucauldian feminism: Contesting bodies, sexuality and identity. In Caroline Ramazanoglu,. (ed.). Up Against Foucault: Explorations of Some Tensions Between Foucault and Feminism. London: Routledge.

Balsamo, Anne. (1996). Technologies of the Gendered Body: Reading Cyborg Women. Duke University Press.

Banes, Sally. (year?). Dancing Women: Female Bodies on Stage. Routledge.

Bartky, Sandra. (1988). Foucault, Femininity, and the Modernisation of Patriarchal Power. In Diamond, L, and Quinby, L. (eds.). Feminism and Foucault: Reflections on Resistance. Boston.

Bartlett, Alison, and Fiona Giles. (2004). Australian Feminist Studies, Theme: meanings of breastmilk: New feminist flavours. Volume 19, Number 45, November.

Bing, Janet. (1999). Brain Sex: How the media report and distort brain research. Women and Language, Fall, 22(2).

Birke, Lynda, and G. Vines. (1987). Beyond Nature Versus Nurture: Process and Biology in the Development of Gender. Women’s Studies International Forum, 10(6).

Birke, Lynda. (1986). Women, Feminism and Biology: The Feminist Challenge. Sussex: Harvester Press.

Birke, Lynda. (2000). Feminism and the Biological Body. Rutgers University Press.

Birke, Lynda. (2000). Sitting on the Fence: Biology, Feminism and Gender-Bending Environments. Women’s Studies International Forum, 23(5)

Bleier, Ruth. (1984). Science and Gender: A Critique of Biology and its Theories on Women. New York: Pergamon Press.

Bordo, Susan. (1993). Feminism, Foucault and the politics of the body. In Caroline Ramazanoglu,. (ed.). Up Against Foucault: Explorations of Some Tensions Between Foucault and Feminism. London: Routledge.

Boston Women’s Health Book Collective. (1998). Our Bodies, Ourselves For The New Century. Newly revised and updated ed. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Braun, Virginia, and Sue Wilkinson (2005). Vagina equals woman? On genitals and gendered identity. Women’s Studies International Forum, Volume 28, Issue 6, November-December: 509-522.

Braziel, Jana Evans, and Kathleen LeBesco, (eds.). (2001). Bodies Out Of Bounds: Fatness And Transgression. Berkeley: University of California.

Braziel, Jana, and Kathleen LeBesco. (eds.). (2001). Bodies Out of Bounds: Fatness and transgression. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Cahill, Ann J. (2000). Foucault, Rape, and the Construction of the Feminine Body. Hypatia, 15(1), Winter

Canning, Kathleen. (1999). The Body as Method? Reflections on the place of the body in gender history. Gender & History, 11(3), November.

Caplan and Caplan. (year?). Sex Differences in Aggression. Chapter Six in Thinking Critically,

Cash, Thomas F., and Thomas Pruzinsky. (2004). Body Image: A Handbook of Theory, Research, & Clinical Practice. New York: Guilford Press.

Charlotte, N. M., M. M. Patrick, and L. B. Leann. (2004). Understanding Women’s Body Satisfaction: The Role of Husbands. Sex Roles, 51(3-4): 209.

Choi, Precilla. (2000). Femininity and the Physically Active Woman. Routledge.

Connell, R.W. (2002). Differences and Bodies. Chapter 3 in Gender. Cambridge: Polity Press.

Cooper, Ann. (year?). Choreographing Difference: The Body and Identity in Contemporary dance. Albright Wesleyan University Press.

Corrigan, Annette, and Denise Meredyth. (1994). The Body Politic. In Hughes, Kate Pritchard. (ed.). Contemporary Australian Feminism. Melbourne: Longman Chesire.

Counihan, Carole. (1999). The Anthropology of Food and Body: Gender, Meaning and Power. Routledge.

Cregan, Kate (2006). The Sociology of the Body: Mapping the Abstraction of Embodiment. London: Sage.

Curti, Lidia. (1998). Female Stories, Female Bodies: Narrative, Identity, and Representation. New York University Press.

Davis, Kathy. (1995). Reshaping the Female Body: The Dilemma of Cosmetic Surgery. New York: Routledge.

Davis, Kathy. (ed). (1997). Embodied Practices: Feminist Perspectives on the Body. London: Sage.

DeMello, Margo. (2000). Bodies of Inscription. Durham: Duke University Press.

Diprose, R. (1994). The Bodies of Women: Ethics, Embodiment and Sexual Difference. London & New York: Routledge.

Dozier, Raine. (2005). Beards, Breasts, and Bodies: Doing Sex in a Gendered World. Gender & Society, Vol. 19, No. 3, June.

Dupr, John. (2001). Evolution and Gender. Women: a Cultural Review, Volume 12, Number 1, March.

Dutton, Kenneth. (1995). The Perfectible Body: The Western Ideal of Physical Development. London: Cassell.

Erika, S.-E. (2004). Little Girls in Women’s Bodies: Social Interaction and the Strategizing of Early Breast Development. Sex Roles, 51(1/2): 29.

Evans, Mary, and Ellie Lee. (eds.). (2002). Real Bodies: A sociological introduction. London: Palgrave.

Fausto-Sterling, Anne, Patricia Adair Gowaty, and Marlene Zuk. (1997). Evolutionary Psychology and Darwinian Feminism (Review essay), Feminist Studies, 23(2), Summer.

Fausto-Sterling, Anne. (1992). Myths of Gender: Biological Theories About Women and Men. Westview Press.

Fausto-Sterling, Anne. (2000). Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality. Basic Books.

Featherstone, Mike, Mike Hepworth, and Bryan Turner. (eds.). (1991). The Body: Social Process and Cultural Theory. London: Sage.

Featherstone, Mike. (ed.) (year?). Body Modification. Sage.

Fensham, Rachel. (2005). Beyond Corporeal Feminism: Thinking Performance at the End of the Twentieth Century. Women: a Cultural Review, 16(3), Winter.

Fingerson, Laura. (2006). Girls in Power: Gender, Body, and Menstruation in Adolescence. New York: State University of New York Press.

Francis, Richard C. (2004). Why Men Won’t Ask for Directions: The Seductions of Sociobiology. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

Franckenstein, Frauke. (1997). Making up Cher: A Media Analysis of the Politics of the Female Body. European Journal of Women’s Studies, Volume 4 Issue 1, February.

Frost, Liz. (2001). Young Women and the Body: A Feminist Sociology. London: Palgrave.

Frost, Liz. (2003). Doing Bodies Differently? Gender, Youth, Appearance and Damage. Journal of Youth Studies, 6(1), March, pp. 53-70.

Frueh, Joanna, Judith Stein, and Laurie Fierstein. (eds.). (2000). Picturing the Modern Amazon. Rizzoli.

Garrett, C. (2003). Bodies and society. In Sociology: Australian connections. (eds.). R. Jureidini and M. Poole. 3rd edition. Sydney: Allen & Unwin.

Gowaty, Patricia Adair. (ed). (1997). Feminism and Evolutionary Biology. New York: Chapman & Hall

Green, F. J. (2005). From clitoridectomies to ’designer vaginas’: The medical construction of heteronormative female bodies and sexuality through female genital cutting. Sexualities, Evolution & Gender, 7(2): 153-187.

Hammers, M. L. (2006). Talking About “Down There”: The Politics of Publicizing the Female Body through The Vagina Monologues. Women’s Studies in Communication, 29(2): 220.

Hamming, J. E. (2001). Dildonics, Dykes and the Detachable Masculine. European Journal of Women’s Studies, 8(3): 329-341.

Harrison, Wendy Cealy, and John Hood-Williams. (2002). Beyond Sex and Gender. London: Sage.

Heywood, Leslie. (1996). Dedication to Hunger: The Anorexic Aesthetic in Modern Culture. Univ California Press.

Heywood, Leslie. (1997). Bodymakers: A Cultural Anatomy of Women’s Body Building. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press.

Ho, Petula Sik Ying, and Adolf Ka Tat Tsang (2005). Beyond the vagina-clitoris debate: From naming the genitals to reclaiming the woman’s body. Women’s Studies International Forum, Volume 28, Issue 6, November-December: 523-534.

Holliday, Ruth, John Hassard, and Jon Binnie. (eds.). (2001). Contested Bodies. Routledge.

Horner, Avril and Angela Keane. (eds.). (2000). Body Matters: Feminism, Textuality, Corporeality. Manchester University Press

Hypatia. (2005). Spring, Vol. 20, Iss. 2;
Anthropological, Social, and Moral Limitations of a Multiplicity of Genders / Hilge Landweer.
Asymmetrical Genders: Phenomenological Reflections on Sexual Difference / Silvia Stoller.
Body and Gender within the Stratifications of the Social Imaginary / Alice Pechriggl.
Anarchic Bodies: Foucault and the Feminist Question of Experience / Johanna Oksala.

Jenkins, R. (2002). The Human World and the Natural World. Chapter 6 in Foundations of Sociology. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.

Johnston, Jessica R. (ed). (2001). The American Body in Context: An anthology. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources.
Firm but Shapely, Fit but Sexy, Strong but Thin: The Postmodern Aerobicizing Female Bodies / Pirkko Markula (pp. 273-310).

Kember, Sarah. (2001). Resisting the New Evolutionism. Women: a Cultural Review, Volume 12, Number 1, March.

King, Debra Walker. (ed.). (2000). Body Politics and the Fictional Double. Indiana University Press.

Kissling, Elizabeth Arveda. (2006). Capitalising on the Curse: The Business of Menstruation. London, Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

Lancaster, Roger N. (2003). The Trouble with Nature: Sex in Science and Popular Culture. University of California Press.
Introduction. Culture Wars, Nature Wars: A Report from the Front.
1. In the Beginning, Nature.
2. The Normal Body.
3. The Human Design.
4. Our Animals, Our Selves.
5. The Science Question: Cultural Preoccupations and Social Struggles.
6. Sexual Selection: Eager, Aggressive Boy Meets Coy, Choosy Girl.
7. The Selfish Gene.
8. Genomania and Heterosexual Fetishism.
9. Biological Beauty and the Straight Arrow of Desire.
10. Homo Faber, Family Man.
11. T-Power.
12. Nature’s Marriage Laws.
13. Marooned on Survivor Island.
14. Selective Affinities: Commonalities and Differences in the Family of.
15. The Social Body.
16. The Practices of Sex.
17. This Queer Body.
18. The Biology of the Homosexual.
19. Desire Is Not a “Thing”.
20. Familiar Patterns, Dangerous Liaisons.
21. “Nature” in Quotation Marks.
22. Money’s Subject.
23. History and Historicity Flow through the Body Politic.
24. The Politics of Dread and Desire.
25. Sex and Citizenship in the Age of Flexible Accumulation.
An Open-Ended Conclusion

Laqueur, T. (1990). Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to freud. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press.

Lay, Mary, and others, (eds.) (2000). Body Talk: Rhetoric, Technology, Reproduction. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.

Lippa, Richard A. (2002). Gender, Nature, and Nurture. Mahwah, N.J.: L. Erlbaum.
1. What’s the Difference Anyway?.
2. Masculinity and Femininity: Gender within Gender.
3. Theories of Gender.
4. The Case for Nature.
5. The Case for Nurture.
6. Cross-Examinations.
7. Gender, Nature, and Nurture: Looking to the Future.

Longhurst, Robynn. (2000). Bodies: Exploring Fluid Boundaries. Routledge.

Lorber, Judith, and Lisa Jean Moore. (2007). Gendered Bodies: Feminist Perspectives. Los Angeles: CA: Roxbury.

Lorber, Judith. (1993). Believing is Seeing: Biology as Ideology. Gender & Society, 7, pp. 568-581.

Lowe, Maria. (1998). Women of Steel: Female body builders and the struggle for self-definition. NYU Press.

Martin, Emily. (1991). The Egg and the Sperm: How Science Has Constructed a Romance Based on Stereotypical Male-Female Roles. Signs, 16(3).

McClintock, Martha K. (1998). Whither Menstrual Synchrony? Annual Review of Sex Research, Volume IX.

McElvaine, Robert S. (2001). Eve’s Seed: Biology, the Sexes, and the Course of History. New York: McGraw-Hill.

McWhorter, Ladelle. (1999). Bodies and Pleasures: Foucault and the Politics of Sexual Normalization. Indiana University Press.

Millsted, Rachel, and Hannah Frith. (2003). Being Large-Breasted: Women negotiating embodiment. Women’s Studies International Forum, 26(5), pp. 455-465.

Moir, Anne, and Bill Moir. (1998). Why Men Don’t Iron: The Real Science of Gender Studies. London: Harper Collins.

Moore, Susan, and Doreen Rosenthal. (1993). Biological Aspects of Sexual Development. Chapter 3 in Sexuality in Adolescence. London: Routledge

Nast, Heidi, and Steve Pile. (eds.). (1998). Places Through the Body. Routledge.

Nettleton, Sarah, and Jonathan Watson. (eds.). (1998). The Body in Everyday Life. Routledge.

Neveldine, Robert Burns. (1998). Bodies at Risk: Unsafe Limits in Romanticism and Postmodernism. Neveldine State University of New York Press.

Nichter, Mimi. (2000). Fat Talk: What Dieting Means to Girls and Their Parents. Harvard University Press

Oudshoorn, Nelly. (1994). Beyond the Natural Body: An Archaeology of Sex hormones. New York & London: Routledge.

Patterson, Wanda M. et al. (2001). Body Dysmorphic Disorder. International Journal of Dermatology. 40, pp. 688-690.

Peterson, Valerie. (2000). Mars and Venus: The rhetoric of sexual planetary alignment. Women and Language, Fall, 23(2).

Pitts, Victoria. (2003). In the Flesh: the Cultural Politics of Body Modification. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Price, Janet, and Margrit Shildrick. (eds.). (1999). Feminist Theory and the Body: A Reader. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Price, Janet. (1999). Vital Signs: Feminist Reconfiguations of the Biological Body. Edinburgh University Press

Rhode, Deborah L. (1997). The Ideology and Biology of Gender Difference. Chapter 2 in Speaking of Sex: The Denial of Sex Equality. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press

Sanders, Clinton. (1989) Customizing the Body: The Art and Culture of Tattooing. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Sayers, Janet. (1982). Biological Politics: Feminist and Anti-Feminist Perspectives. London & New York: Tavistock

Schatzki, Theodore R., and Wolfgang Natter. (eds.). The Social and Political Body. Guilford Press.

Schiebinger, Londa. (ed.). (2000). Feminism and the Body. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Schor and Weed. (eds.). (1994). The Essential Difference.

Scott, S., and D. Morgan. (eds.). (1993). Body Matters: Essays on the Sociology of the Body. Sussex: Falmer Press.

Seymour, Wendy. (1998). Remaking the Body: Rehabilitation and Change. Routledge.

Shildrick, Margrit, and Janet Price. (eds.). (1998). Vital Signs: Feminist Reconfigurations of the Bio/logical Body. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Shilling, Chris. (1993). The Body and Social Theory. London: Sage.

Shilling, Chris. (1997). The Body and Difference. In Woodward, Kathryn. (ed.). Identity and Difference. London: Sage.

Sik Ying Ho, P., and A. Ka Tat Tsang. (2005). Beyond the vagina-clitoris debate--From naming the genitals to reclaiming the woman’s body. Women’s Studies International Forum, 28(6): 523-534.

Sloane, Ethel. (2002). Biology Of Women. 4th ed. Albany, NY: Delmar Thomson Learning.

Strelan, P., and D. Hargreaves. (2005). Women Who Objectify Other Women: The Vicious Circle of Objectification? Sex Roles. 52: 707-712.

Suleiman, Susan. (ed.). The Female Body in Western Culture. Harvard University Press.

Sullivan, Nikki. (2001). Tattooed Bodies: Subjectivity, Textuality, Ethics and Pleasure. Westport, CT.: Preager.

Synott, Anthony. (1993). The Body Social. Routledge.

Tebbel, Cyndi. (2000). The Body Snatchers: How the Media Shapes Women. Sydney: Finch

Toerien, M., S. Wilkinson, and P. Y. L. Choi. (2005). Body Hair Removal: The ‘Mundane’ Production of Normative Femininity. Sex Roles, 52(5-6): 399.

Toerien, Merran, and Sue Wilkinson. (2003). Gender and Body Hair: Constructing the feminine woman. Women’s Studies International Forum, 26(4), pp. 333-344.

Tolman, Deborah L. (ed.) (2006). Sexuality Research and Social Policy, Dec., Vol. 3, No. 4, Special Issue: Through a Lens of Embodiment: New Research From the Center for Research on Gender and Sexuality.
Introduction to Special Issue: Through a Lens of Embodiment: New Research From the Center for Research on Gender and Sexuality / Deborah L. Tolman (1-7).
Dis/Embodied Voices: What Late-Adolescent Girls Can Teach Us About Objectification and Sexuality / Celeste Hirschman, Emily A. Impett, Deborah Schooler (8-20).
On Bodies and Research: Transgender Issues in Health and HIV Research Articles / Rita M. Melendez, Lathem A. Bonem, Robert Sember (21-38).
Minding the Body: Yoga, Embodiment, and Well-Being / Emily A. Impett, Jennifer J. Daubenmier, Allegra L. Hirschman (39-48).
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Tone, Andrea. (2001). Devices and Desires: A History of Contraceptives in America. New York: Hill and Wang.

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Unger, Rhoda. (ed.). (2007) Feminism & Psychology, Special feature: ‘Toward a Redefinition of Sex and Gender, November, Vol. 17, No. 4.
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It Made Us Think Differently: Unger’s ‘Toward a Redefinition of Sex and Gender’ / Carmen Poulin (435-441).
The Subtleties of Meaning: Still Arguing After All These Years / Joan C. Chrisler (442-446).
On the Necessity of Distinguishing Between Sex and Gender / Marie-France Pichevin and Marie-Claude Hurtig (447-452).
Adding Gender to the Mix: A Commentary on ‘Toward a Redefinition of Sex and Gender’ / Meredith M. Kimball (453-458).
Feminist Questions, Feminist Answers: Towards a Redefinition / Alexandra Rutherford (459-464).
Redefinition Reviewed: What ‘Toward a Redefinition of Sex and Gender’ Can Offer Today / Rose Capdevila (465-469).
Meanings of Sex and Gender for a New Generation of Feminist Psychologists / Alyssa N. Zucker and Joan M. Ostrove (470-474).
Reconsidering ‘Sex’ and ‘Gender’: two Steps Forward, One Step Back / Eileen L. Zurbriggen and Aurora M. Sherman (475-480).
From Sex to gender and Back Again: Co-optation of a Feminist Language Reform / Mary Crawford and Annie Fox (481-486).
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Van Lenning, A. (2004). The Body As Crowbar: Transcending Or Stretching Sex?. Feminist Theory, April, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 25-47.

Wanless, Mary Dorsey. (2001). Barbie’s Body Images. Feminist Media Studies, Volume 1, Number 1, March, pp. 125-127.

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Women’s Studies, Volume 34 Number 3-4/April-June 2005;
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Feminism, Technology and Body Projects / Victoria Pitts.
Body/Mine: A Chaos Narrative of Cyborg Subjectivities and Liminal Experiences / Annette Gough.
Doing Politics or Selling Out? Living the Fat Body / Samantha Murray.
‘How does she do that?’ Belly Dancing and the Horror of a Flexible Woman / Virginia Keft-Kennedy.
The Well-Tempered Breast: Fostering Fluidity in Breastly Meaning and Function / Fiona Giles.
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Wyer, Mary, and Laura Severin. (eds.). (2000). NWSA Journal. Special Issue: The Science and Politics of the Search for Sex Differences. 12(3), Fall. Includes;
Laura Severin and Mary Wyer / The Science and Politics of the Search for Sex Differences: Editorial.
Celia Roberts / Biological Behavior? Hormones, Psychology, and Sex.
Karen Messing, Katherine Lippel, Diane Demers, And Donna Mergler / Equality and Difference in the Workplace: Physical Job Demands, Occupational Illnesses, and Sex Differences.
Rebecca M. Herzig / The Woman Beneath the Hair: Treating Hypertrichosis, 1870-1930 / 50.
Heather Lee Miller / Sexologists Examine Lesbians and Prostitutes in the United States, 1840-1940.
Laura Briggs And Jodi I. Kelber-Kaye / “There Is No Unauthorized Breeding in Jurassic Park”: Gender and the Uses of Genetics.
Bernice L. Hausman / Do Boys Have to Be Boys? Gender, Narrativity, and the John/Joan Case.
Marta L. Wayne / Walking a Tightrope: The Feminist Life of a Drosophilia Biologist.
Cynthia Kraus / Naked Sex in Exile: On the Paradox of the “Sex Question” in Feminism and in Science.

Young, Iris Marion. (1990). Throwing Like a Girl and Other Essays in Feminist Philosophy and Social Theory. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Young, Iris Marion. (2005). On Female Body Experience: ‘Throwing like a Girl’ and Other Essays. New York: Oxford.

Youngs, G. (ed.). (2000). Political Economy, Power and the Body: Global Perspectives. Basingstoke: Macmillan.

Zinn, Maxine Baca, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, and Michael A. Messner. (eds.). (2005). Through the Prism of Difference: Readings on Sex and Gender. 3rd edition. Oxford University Press.
7. Jane Sprague Zones / Beauty Myths and Realities and Their Impact on Women’s Health.
8. Nomy Lamm / It’s a Big Fat Revolution.
9. Tamara Beauboeuf-Lafontant / Strong and Large Black Women? Exploring Relationships Between Deviant Womanhood and Weight.
10. Jen’nan Ghazal Read and John P. Bartkowski / To Veil or Not to Veil? A Case Study of Identity Negotiation Among Muslim Women in Austin, Texas.
11. Don Sabo / Doing Time, Doing Masculinity: Sports in Prison.
12. Betsy Lucal / What it Means to be Gendered Me: Life on the Boundaries of a Dichotomous Gender System.

Zita, Jacqueline N. (1998). Body Talk: Philosophical Reflections on Sex and Gender. Columbia University Press.


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