12. Men's Movements, Groups and Services

(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: For references on the spiritual or mythopoetic movements in particular, see "Spirituality, mythopoetic writing and psychoanalysis" below.

a) General works

(i) Recommended reading

Note: Works listed here are not listed again under "Further works" below.

Clatterbaugh, Kenneth. (1997). Contemporary Perspectives on Masculinity: Men, Women, and Politics in Modern Society. 2nd edition, Colorado & Oxford: Westview Press.
Contents;
1. Introduction to the Men’s Movement.
2. The Conservative Legacy.
3. Feminist Allies: Profeminist Men.
4. Counterattack: the Men’s Rights Movement.
5. The Mythopoetic Movement: Men in Search of Spiritual Growth.
6. A Matter of Class: Socialist Men.
7. Gay Men: the Challenge of Homophobia.
8. African American Men: the Challenge of Racism.
9. Promise Keepers: an Evangelical Christian Men’s Movement.
10. Looking from the Past to the Future.

Flood, Michael. (1996a). State of the Movement. XY: Men, Sex, Politics, 6(3), Winter .

Flood, Michael. (1996b). Four Strands. XY: Men, Sex, Politics, 6(3), Winter .

Flood, Michael. (1998). Men’s Movements. Community Quarterly, No. 46, June, pp. 62-71. (Copy available from author on request.)

Hagan, Kay L. (ed.). (1992). Women Respond to the Men’s Movement. San Francisco: Harper .

Kimmel, Michael S. (1995). Misogynists, Masculinist Mentors, and Male Supporters: Men’s Responses to Feminism. In Freeman, Jo. (ed.). (1995). Women: A Feminist Perspective, 5th edition. California: Mayfield Publishing Company

Kimmel, Michael S. (1997). Real Men Join the Movement. Ms Magazine. (1997). Special Issue: Do Men get it?. Vol. VIII No. 3, November/December.

Kimmel, Michael S. (ed.). (1995). The Politics of Manhood: Profeminist Men Respond to the Mythopoetic Men’s Movement (and the Mythopoetic Leaders Answer). Philadelphia: Temple University Press .

Kimmel, Michael S., and Michael Kaufman. (1994). Weekend Warriors: The New Men’s Movement. In Brod, Harry and Kaufman, Michael. (eds). Theorizing Masculinities. London: Sage (Also in Kimmel, Michael S. (ed.). (1995). The Politics of Manhood) .

Kimmel, Michael S., and Thomas E. Mosmiller. (1992). Against the Tide: Pro-feminist Men in the United States, 1776-1990. Boston: Beacon Press.

Kivel, Paul. (1992). The Men’s Movement - Male Backlash?. In Men’s Work: How to Stop the Violence That Tears Our Lives Apart, Hazelden .

Messner, Michael A. (1997). Politics of Masculinities: Men in Movements. University of Southern California: Sage.
Contents;
1. Men and Masculinities.
2. Essentialist Retreats: The Mythopoetic Men’s Movement and the Christian Promise Keepers.
3. The Limits of ‘the Male Sex Role’: The Men’s Liberation and Men’s Rights Movements.
4. Profeminist Engagements: Radical and Socialist Feminist Men’s Movements.
5. Sexual and Racial Identity Politics: Racialized Masculinity Politics and Gay Male Liberation.
6. Backlash or Social Justice?.

Pease, Bob. (2000). Recreating Men: Postmodern Masculinity Politics. London: Sage (Part III, “Transforming Masculinity Politics”)

Pease, Bob. (2002). Men and Gender Relations. Melbourne: Tertiary Press.
Includes;
3. The men’s movement: Feminism and masculinity politics (pp. 32-48).
14. Beyond Gender Hierarchy: Towards equal partnership with women (pp. 167-175).

Rhode, Deborah L. (1997). Women’s Movements, Men’s Movements. Chapter 8 (pp. 215-239) in Speaking of Sex: The Denial of Sex Equality. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Schwalbe, Michael. (1996). Unlocking the Iron Cage: The Men’s Movement, Gender Politics, and American Culture. New York: Oxford University Press .

Segal, Lynne. (1990). Beyond Gender Hierarchy: Can Men Change?. Chapter 10 in Slow Motion: Changing Masculinities, Changing Men. London: Virago .

Young, Bert. (1993). Feminism and Masculinism: A Backlash Response. In Haddad, Tony. (ed.). Men and Masculinities: A Critical Anthology. Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press.

 

(ii) Further works

-. (1986). Linking Men’s Services: A Conference on Men’s Issues and Services in South Australia: Conference Proceedings. March 7-8 .

Guarnaschelli, J. S. (1994). Men’s support groups and the men’s movement: Their role for men and for women. Group, 18(4): 197-211.

Nelson, J. J. (1998). Alternate Locations: Strategies and Concerns in the Canadian Pro-feminist Men’s Movement: National Library of Canada.

Rowan, J. (2005). “Achilles Heel” and the anti-sexist men’s movement. Psychotherapy and Politics International, 3(1): 58-71.

Andronico, M. (ed.). Men in Groups: Realities and Insights. APA Books.

Barai, Sujata. (1995). A Beneficial Blurring of Gender Lines: Supportive Men in the Pro-Choice Movement. Progressive Review, May.

Barton, E. R. (2003). A Qualitative Exploration of Participation in Men’s Peer Mutual Support Groups: Beyond Men Hugging Trees. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation, Michigan State University.

Bliss, Sheperd. (1986) Beyond Machismo: The new men’s movement. Yoga Journal, November/December.

Bradley, Mike, Lonnie Danchik, Marty Fager, and Tom Wodetzki. (1971). Unbecoming Men: A Men’s Consciousness-Raising Group Writes on Oppression and Themselves. New York: Times Changes Press / Light Powder and Construction Works .

Brannon, R. (1981-82). Are the ‘Free Men’ a Faction of our Movement?. M: Gentle Men for Gender Justice, 7, Winter.

Bray, L. H. (1992). A Preliminary Exploration of the Men’s Movement: Demographics and Motivating Factors. Unpublished Masters Thesis, University of Alberta.

Brod, Harry. (1986). Fraternity, Equality, Liberty. Changing Men: Issues in Gender, Sex and Politics, 16.

Bucher, Glenn. (ed.). (1976). Straight/White/Male. PA: Fortress Press.

Burke, C. K. (2000). Gender Role Conflict and Psychological Well-Being: An Exploration in Men Enrolled to Attend an “Initiatory” Weekend. Unpublished Master’s thesis, University of Maryland.

Carey, Maggie. (1996). Perspectives on the Men’s Movement. In McLean, Chris, Carey, Maggie and White, Cheryl. (eds). Men’s Ways of Being. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press (First Published 1992, Dulwich Centre Newsletter, No’s 3 & 4).

Christian, Harry. (1994). The Making of Anti-Sexist Men. London & New York: Routledge .

Clatterbaugh, Kenneth. (1989). Masculinist Perspectives. Changing Men: Issues in Gender, Sex and Politics, 20, Winter/Spring, pp. 4-6.

Clatterbaugh, Kenneth. (1994). Men and Masculinity: A Guide to Selected Journals, Magazines, and Newsletters From the Men’s Movements. Serials Review, 20(1).

Collier, Richard. (1996). Coming Together?: Post-Heterosexuality, Masculine Crisis and the New Men’s Movement. Feminist Legal Studies, 4(1), February, pp. 3-48.

Community Quarterly. (1998). Special Issue: The Men’s Movement, No. 46, June.
Includes.
Fuller, Bob and Fisher, Stephen. A Decade of Profeminist Activism: A Brief History of Men Against Sexual Assault..
Taylor, George M. Talking With Our Brothers: The Benefits of Men’s Groups.
Dawson, Chris. Dealing With Their Healing: Group Work With Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse.
Holmes, Ron. Breaking the Mould: Men in Early Childhood Services.
Flood, Michael. Men’s Movements.

Cornish, P. A. (1997). Understanding Pro-feminist Male Experiences: A Model of Personal Change and Social Transformation. Unpublished Doctoral dissertation, University of Saskatchewan.

Douglas, Peter. (1994). ‘New Men’ and the Tensions of Profeminism. Social Alternatives, 12(4), January .

Dufresne, Martin. (1998). Masculinisme et criminalite sexiste. Recherches feministes, Vol. 11, NO. 2, pp. 125-137.

Dunn, P.H. (1998). Gender-Role Conflict, Sex Role Egalitarianism, Egalitarian Behavior, and Emotional Behavior Among Men Involved in Groups Seeking to Redefine Masculinity. Unpublished Master’s Thesis, Smith College School of Social Work.

Eden, Peter. (1993). Silent voices: A Socio-Historical Analysis of the Men’s Movement in New Zealand. Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand (unpublished) .

Fee, Dwight. (1992). Masculinities, Identity and the Politics of Essentialism: A Social Constructionist Critique of the Men’s Movement. Feminism & Psychology, 2(2), June .

Fidler, Megan. (1992). Taking It Like a Man. Broadsheet, Autumn (on the NZ Men’s Movement). Reprinted in XY: Men, Sex, Politics, 2(4), Summer 1992-93 .

Fox, John. (2004). How Men’s Movement Participants View Each Other. Journal of Men’s Studies, 12(2), Winter.

Funk, Rus Ervin. (1993). Stopping Rape: A Challenge for Men. Philadelphia, PA: New Society Publishers.

Gerson, Kathleen. (1986). What Do Women Want From Men?. American Behavioral Scientist, 29, June, pp. 619-634.

Goldrick-Jones, Amanda. (1998). Politics and Profeminisms Across the Pond. (in England and North America) Achilles Heel, No. 23, Summer/Autumn.

Goode, William J. (1980). Why Men Resist. Dissent, 27(2), pp. 181-193. (Also in Thorne, Barrie and Yalom, Marilyn. (eds). Rethinking the Family: Some Feminist Questions. Boston: Northeasterrn University Press.)

Gross, Alan E., Ronald Smith, and Barbara Strudler Wallston. (1983) The Men’s Movement: Personal versus Political. In Jo Freeman, (ed.). Social Movements of the Sixties and Seventies. Longman.

Hanisch, C. (1975). Men’s Liberation. In Feminist Revolution. New York: Redstockings.

Hartman, B.T. (1995). Masculine Gender Role Stress and the Men’s Movement. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation, Indiana State University.

Hearn, Jeff. (1993). The Politics of Essentialism and the Analysis of the ‘Men’s Movement(s)’. Feminism & Psychology, 3(3).

Henriksen, Robyn G. (2000). Questioning Masculinity: The Whys and Hows of Resistance Amongst Radical Profeminist Men. Honours thesis, School of Social Inquiry, Faculty of Arts, Deakin University .

hooks, bell. (1989). Feminist Focus on Men: A Comment. In hooks, bell Talking Back: Thinking Feminist/thinking Black. Boston, MA: South End Press.

Intervante, J. (1981). Dancing Along the Precipice: The Men’s Movement in the 80s. Radical America 15(5), September/October .

Jesser, Clinton. (1996). Fierce and Tender Men: Sociological Aspects of the Men’s Movement. Praeger.

Kaufman, J., and R.E. Timmers. (1985-86) Searching for the Hairy Man. Women and Therapy, 4, pp. 45-57.

Kimbrell, Andrew. (1995). The Masculine Mystique: The Politics of Masculinity. Ballantine Books.

Knobbe, Ron. (1995). Native American Traditions: Honoring or Exploitation?. M.E.N Magazine, April .

Kupers, Terry A. (1993). The Men’s Movement: Making the Personal Political. Chapter 9 in Revisioning Men’s Lives: Gender, Intimacy, and Power. New York & London: Guilford Press.

Land, R. M. (1999). Men’s Process or Change: in the Popular Men’s Movement. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation, California School of Professional Psychology, Alemeda.

Lyttleton, Ned. (1983-84). Men’s Liberation, Men Against Sexism and Major Dividing Lines. Resources for Feminist Research, 12(4), December/January .

Maddison, Sarah. (1999). Crossing Boundaries: Engaging with the men’s rights movement. Refractory Girl, No. 53, Spring, pp. 21-23.

Mark, Robert A., and Buddy Portugal. (1996). Victories of the Heart: The Inside Story of a Pioneer Men’s Group: How Men Help Each Other Change Their Lives. Element.

Marriot, Alan. (1988). The Prance of Men … And a Process for Change. Christchurch: Hazard Press .

McEachern, Charmaine. (1999). Comic Interventions: Passion and the Men’s Movement in the Situation Comedy, Home Improvement. Journal of Gender Studies, 8(1), March.

Meehan, Maurice. (1994). Reflections on the Men’s Movement. Irish Reporter, Special Issue: The Irish Male, No. 14.

Messner, Michael A. (1993). ‘Changing Men’ and Feminist Politics in the United States. Theory and Society, 22.

Meunier, Christine-Castelain. (1986). Research Notes on the Cultural Transformations of the Masculine. Social Science Information, 25(2), June (France).

Morton, J. L. (2000). Disciplining Men: Cultural Studies of the Men’s Movement. Unpublished Doctorial Dissertation, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.

Morton, Tom. (1997). Altered Mates: The Man Question. Sydney: Allen & Unwin.

Mudge, Ben. (1997). Sexism & Stoicism: Theorising Profeminist Strategies. Honours Thesis, Women’s Studies Department, Faculty of Social Sciences, Flinders University of South Australia.

Mudge, Ben. (1998). Responding to the Australian ‘Men’s Movement’. Paper to Australian Women’s Studies Association Conference, Adelaide.

Pease, Bob. (1988). Men’s Groups: Contradictions, Limitations and Political Possibilities. Paper to Social Group Work Conference. Sydney .

Pease, Bob. (1995). MASA: Men Against Sexual Assault. In Weeks, W. and Wilson, J. (eds). Issues Facing Australian Families. Melbourne: Longman.

Pease, Bob. (1996). Reforming Men: Masculine Subjectivities and the Politics and Practices of Profeminism. PhD thesis. Melbourne: Graduate School of Social Work, Faculty of Social Sciences, La Trobe University.

Pease, Bob. (1997). Men and Sexual Politics: Towards a Profeminist Practice. Adelaide: Dulwich Centre Publications.
Includes: Men’s Groups: Limitations and Political Potential. Men’s Festivals: Experiencing the Contradictions. Men Against Sexual Assault: Organising Men Against Sexual Violence. Patriarchy Awareness Education: Education to Make a Difference.

Pfeil, Fred. (1995). White Guys: Studies in Postmodern Domination and Difference. London & New York: Verso.

Pleck, Joseph H. (1983). Men’s Power With Women, Other Men, and Society: A Men’s Movement Analysis. In Richardson, Laurel and Taylor, Verta. (eds). Feminist Frontiers: Rethinking Sex, Gender, and Society, Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company.

Reddin, Julie A., and Christopher. C. Sonn. (2003). Masculinity, Social Support and Sense of Community: The Men’s Group Experience in Western Australia. Journal of Men’s Studies, 11(2), Winter.

Regan, Matthias. (1996). Leaping Into Wilderness: The Landscapes of the Men’s Movement. Bad Subjects, Issue No. 29, November.

Rettew, Roslyn. (1973). 12 Steps to Non-Sexist Masculinity. Newark, Delaware: Janet Niland (29 pp. Booklet).

Rhode, Deborah L. (1997). Women’s Movements, Men’s Movements. Chapter 8 in Speaking of Sex: The Denial of Sex Equality. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Richter, T.L. (1994). A Descriptive Study of a Men’s Support Group. Unpublished masters thesis, University of Wisconsin-Stout.

Rickabaugh, Cheryl A. (1994). Just Who is This Guy, Anyway? Stereotypes of the Men’s Movement. Sex Roles, 30(5-6), March, pp. 459-470 .

Sawer, Marian. (2000). Women: Gender wars in the nineties. In Marian Simms and John Warhurst. (eds) Howard’s Agenda: The 1998 Australian Election. St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, pp. 149-158.

Schacht, Steven P., and Doris W. Ewing. (eds). (1997). Feminism and Men: Towards a Relational Understanding of Patriarchy and Cooperative Social Change. Special Issue of International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 17(1/2).

Schein, L. (1977). Various Dangers With Men’s Consciousness Raising Groups. In Snodgrass, Jon. (ed.). A Book of Readings: For Men Against Sexism, Albion CA: Times Change Press .

Schultz, G. A. (1995). The Therapeutic Men’s Movement: Healing the Wounds of Masculinity and Father-Son Relationships. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Illinois School of Professional Psychology.

Schwalbe, Michael. (1995). Mythopoetic Men’s Work as a Search for Communitas. In Kimmel, Michael and Messner, Michael. (eds). Men’s Lives, (3rd Ed.), Allyn & Bacon, pp. 507-19. (Also in Kimmel, Michael S. (ed.). (1995). The Politics of Manhood) .

Schwalbe, Michael. (1996). The Mirrors in Men’s Faces. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 25(1), Apr, pp. 58-82.

Seidler, Victor J. (1989). Change. Chapter 5 in Rediscovering Masculinity: Reason, Language and Sexuality. London & New York: Routledge .

Seidler, Victor J. (1991). Introduction: Identity, Politics and Experience, and Consciousness-Raising. In Recreating Sexual Politics: Men, Feminism and Politics. London & New York: Routledge .

Seidler, Victor J. (ed.). (1991). The Achilles Heel Reader: Men, Sexual Politics and Socialism. London & New York: Routledge (especially Chapter 4, “‘Personally Speaking’: Experiencing a Men’s Group”) .

Sharik, Lisa. (2000). Feminism and Men: Exploring the Lived Experiences of Men Involved With Feminism. Honours Thesis. St Catharines, Ontario: Dept of Women’s Studies, Brock University.

Shostak, Arthur B. (1977). The Women’s Liberation Movement and its Various Impacts on American Men. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 4(6), July, pp. 897-907 .

Singleton, Andrew. (2003). Men Getting Real? A study of relationship change in two men’s groups. Journal of Sociology, 39(2), pp. 131-147.

Smeaton, Brian. (1994). Men’s Groups: A Way to Tell Our Stories. Irish Reporter, Special Issue: The Irish Male, No. 14.

Snodgrass, Jon. (1977). A Critique of the Men’s Movement. Issues in Radical Therapy, No. 19, Spring .

Snodgrass, Jon. (ed.). (1977). A Book of Readings: For Men Against Sexism. Albion CA: Times Change Press .

Stoltenberg, John. (1989). The Profeminist Men’s Movement: New Connections, New Directions. Changing Men: Issues in Gender, Sex and Politics, 20, Winter/Spring.

Stoltenberg, John. (1990). Refusing to Be a Man: Essays on Sex and Justice. CA & Suffolk: Fontana/Collins (especially Preface and “Feminist Activism and Male Sexual Identity”) .

Stoltenberg, John. (1993). The End of Manhood: A Book for Men of Conscience. New York: Dutton (Also available From Baker & Taylor Replica Books, 1998).

Strauss, Sylvia. (1982). ‘Traitors to the Masculine Cause’: The Men’s Campaigns for Women’s Rights. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press

Tucker, Naomi. (ed.). (1995). Bisexual Politics: Theories, Queries, and Visions. New York: Haworth Press (Includes “Pansies Against Patriarchy”).

Ulberg, B. N. (1994). Beyond Masculinity: A Men’s Group as a Potential Evolution Toward the Redefinition and Eventual Elimination of the Concept of Masculinity. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation, Iowa State University.

White, Michael. (1996). Men’s Culture, the Men’s Movement, and the Constitution of Men’s Lives. In McLean, Chris, Carey, Maggie and White, Cheryl. (eds). Men’s Ways of Being. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press (First Published 1992, Dulwich Centre Newsletter, No’s 3 & 4).

Wilson, Karen Kahn. (1996). The Men’s Movement: One Woman’s Eye View. Voice of Women Article Library, http: (Also see Response by Goldberg, Bonnie) .

Woodhead, Maggie. (1995). Is There Room for Women in the Men’s Movement?. Proceedings of the Third National Women’s Health Conference 1995.

Journals

Social Movement Studies (Taylor and Francis, began 2002).


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b) Descriptions & Studies of Specific Men's Groups or Activities

Note: Also see the works above.

- Unbecoming Men: A Men’s Consciousness-Raising Group Writes on Oppression and Themselves. Light Powder and Construction Works.

Bankart, C. Peter. (1998). The Role of the Men’s Movement at the All-Male College: Challenge and Opportunity. Men and Masculinities, 1(1), July.

Benson, T. (1981). Talking Our Way Out Of It: The Rise and Fall of a Men’s Group. In Lewis, Robert A. (ed.). Men in Difficult Times. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Bertoia, Carl, and Janice Drakich. (1995). The Fathers’ Rights Movement. In Marsiglio, William. (ed.). Fatherhood: Contemporary Theory, Research, and Social Policy. London: Sage.

Brod, Harry. (1989). Work Clothes and Leisure Suits: The Class Basis and Bias of the Men’s Movement. In Kimmel, Michael and Messner, Michael. (eds). Men’s Lives. New York/Toronto: Macmillan/Maxwell (1st edition).

Brother. (1974). A Men’s Group Experience. In Pleck, Joseph H. and Sawyer, Jack. (eds). Men and Masculinity, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Campbell, Seamus and Flood, Michael. (1992). Break the Silence. XY: Men, Sex, Politics, 2(3), Spring.

Curran, Peter. (1998). The Men’s Contact and Resource Centre: A Chapter in a Wider Story About Men. Male Exchange (newsletter), No. 116, March.

Daphne, Marnie and Murdolo, Adele. (1992). A Weekend Away With the Boys. (Feminist report on the MASA gathering) XY: Men, Sex, Politics, 2(3), Spring. (1992). .

Denborough, David. (1995). (1995). MASA National Gathering. XY: Men, Sex, Politics, 5(2), Winter.

Dulac, Germain. (1991). The Metamorphosis of the Masculine Gender. Recherches Sociographiques, 32(3), September-December (Quebec).

Eden, Peter. (1993). Silent Voices: A Socio-Historical Analysis of the Men’s Movement in New Zealand. Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand (unpublished).

Fidler, Megan. (1992). Taking It Like a Man. Broadsheet, Autumn (on the NZ Men’s Movement). Reprinted in XY: Men, Sex, Politics, 2(4), Summer 1992-93.

Flood, Michael. (1992). MASA Gathering. XY: Men, Sex, Politics, 2(3), Spring.

Flood, Michael. (1992). State of the Movement. XY: Men, Sex, Politics, 2(1), Autumn.

Flood, Michael. (1993). 2nd MASA Gathering. XY: Men, Sex, Politics, 3(3), Spring.

Flood, Michael. (1993). White Ribbons: A Success. XY: Men, Sex, Politics, 3(1), Autumn.

Flood, Michael. (1994). MASA Takes Stock. XY: Men, Sex, Politics, 4(3), Spring.

Flood, Michael. (1997). Pro-Feminist Publishing: Delights and Dilemmas. Social Alternatives, 16(3) July.

Gilding, Michael. (1981). Canberra Men’s Group. Gay Community News, November, pp. 34-35.

Henriksen, Robyn G. (2000). Questioning Masculinity: The Whys and Hows of Resistance Amongst Radical Profeminist Men. Honours thesis, School of Social Inquiry, Faculty of Arts, Deakin University .

Inner City Education Centre. Boys Own: Boys, Sexism and Change. Stanmore, NSW: Inner City Education Centre.

Intervante, J. (1981). Dancing Along the Precipice: The Men’s Movement in the 80s. Radical America, 15(5), Sept/Oct..

Kimmel, Michael S. (1987). Men’s Responses to Feminism at the Turn of the Century. Gender and Society, 1(3), September.

Kimmel, Michael S. (ed.). (1995). The Politics of Manhood: Profeminist Men Respond to the Mythopoetic Men’s Movement (and the Mythopoetic Leaders Answer). Philadelphia: Temple University Press .

Kimmel, Michael S., and Michael Kaufman. (1994). Weekend Warriors: The New Men’s Movement. In Brod, Harry and Kaufman, Michael. (eds). Theorizing Masculinities. London: Sage (Also in Kimmel, Michael S. (ed.). (1995). The Politics of Manhood: Profeminist Men Respond to the Mythopoetic Men’s Movement (and the Mythopoetic Leaders Answer). Philadelphia: Temple University Press) .

Kimmel, Michael S., and Thomas E. Mosmiller. (eds). (1992). Against the Tide: Pro-Feminist Men in the United States, 1776-1990. Boston: Beacon Press.

Lichterman, Paul. (1989). Making a Politics of Masculinity. Comparative Social Research, 11 (a Study of Pro-feminist Men).

Meunier, Christine-Castelain. (1986). Research Notes on the Cultural Transformations of the Masculine. Social Science Information, 25(2), June (France).

Miller, Mark J. (1980). Masculinity May be Hazardous to Your Health: A Personal Growth Group for Men Only. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 5(1), February .

Minkowitz, Donna. (1995). In the Name of the Father. (the Promise Keepers), Ms, 6(2), November/December .

Pennings, Ben. (1994-95). White Ribbon Campaign a Success. XY: Men, Sex, Politics, 4(4), Summer.

Schapiro, Steven. (1985). Changing Men: The Rationale, Theory and Design of a Men’s Consciousness-Raising Program. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation, University of Massachusetts.

Schwalbe, Michael. (1996). Unlocking the Iron Cage: The Men’s Movement, Gender Politics, and American Culture. New York: Oxford University Press .

Shiffman, Michael. (1987). The Men’s Movement: An Exploratory Empirical Investigation. In Kimmel, Michael S. (ed.). Changing Men: New Directions in Research on Men and Masculinity. New York: Sage.

Snodgrass, Jon. (ed.). (1977). A Book of Readings: For Men Against Sexism. Albion CA: Times Change Press.

Stanton, Doug. (1991). Inward, Ho!. Esquire, October, pp. 112-122.

Stoltenberg, John. (1995). Male Virgins, Blood Covenants & Family Values. (the Promise Keepers), On The Issues: The Progressive Women’s Quarterly, Spring .

Taylor, George M. (year?). Talking With our Brothers: Creating and Sustaining a Dynamic Men’s Group. Fairfax, CA: Men’s Community Publishing Project.

Thorne-Finch, Ron. (1992). Responses Among Men. Chapter 6 in Ending the Silence: The Origins and Treatment of Male Violence Against Women. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Victorian Health Promotion Foundation. (1992). Embracing Change: A Report on the Men Too Pilot Project. Melbourne: Family Planning Association of Victoria.

Wadham, Ben. (1997). The Politics of Men’s Health: Contesting Masculinities and Strategies of Change. Honours thesis, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide, October.

Ziguras, Chris. (1996). The Mythopoetic Men’s Movement: Hairy Men Search For Their Souls. Honours thesis, Social Theory, Melbourne University.

Magazines (Australian)

XY: Men, Sex, Politics (1990 - 1999).
Certified Male (1995 - 1999).

Newsletters (Australian)

Note: Many newsletters of men’s groups are irregular or small. The following lists some of the more regular ones.

(i) Current?

Male (Sydney Men’s Network. Last edition, mid-1995. Previously Alternative Male)
M.I.S.C.: Men’s Information and Referral Centre Journal (formerly Male Exchange. Men’s Contact and Resource Centre, Adelaide. First edition Under New Name was No. 122, Autumn 2000)
Men’s News (began 1996)
Men’s Zone (Men’s Health & Wellbeing Association, Perth, WA)
Northern Rivers Men’s Network News (began 1993)
Suncoast Male Emotions Resource Initiative (SMERI) Newsletter

(ii) Defunct

Australian Men’s Health Network Newsletter
Canberra Men’s Gathering Newsletter (19?? - 1989)
Male to Male (began 1996)
MASA (Brisbane) Newsletter
MASA (Sydney) Newsletter

Magazines (outside Australia)

Achilles Heel (UK, 1979 - 1999)
Changing Men (USA, defunct since 1994. Formerly M: Gentle Men for Gender Justice.)
Voice Male (USA, Men’s Resource Centre of Western Massachussetts. Previously Valley Men, to 1999 or so.)
Working With Men (UK)

Newsletters (outside Australia)

Note: Countries such as the US, Canada and England have numerous men’s newsletters, many with brief lifespans. The following is by no means a thorough list, but simply a list of a few newsletters that I have come across.

(i) Current ??

Activist Epizine (Vol. 1 No. 1 was June 1996, 1(2) was October 1996, 1(3) was March 1998.)
Brother (began 1983) (National Organisation for Men >> National Organisation for Changing Men >> National Organization of Men Against Sexism)
Chesapeake Men’s Exchange
Island Men (Island Men’s Network)
Men’s Council Newsletter (Boulder, Colorado)
Men Talk (Twin Cities Men’s Center News, Minneapolis)
Mentor: The Oregon Resource for Men
National Congress of Men and Children, Michigan Chapter Bulletin
Talking Stick: A Newsletter About Men
Transitions (National Coalition of Free Men)
Wingspan: Journal of the Male Spirit

(ii) Defunct

M: Gentle Men for Gender Justice (then Became Changing Men)
M.A.N. for E.R.A. (Men Allied Nationally for the Equal Rights Amendment) (Began June 1978)
Neaderthal News (began 1988)
Network (National Congress for Men) (began Winter 1986-87)
Soulscapes: Newsletter of the National Organization for Changing Men - Los Angeles Chapter.


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

E-mail:
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(i) the Christian Men's Movement, PromiseKeepers

Note: Also see references on men and Christianity Under "Spirituality, Mythopoetic writing & Psychoanalysis" below.

Abraham, Ken. (1997). Who are the Promise Keepers?. Doubleday.

Armato, Michael P. (1997). Identity Work Among Promise Keepers: The Godly Man Project. Masters thesis, Sociology, U. of Fla.

Bartkowski, John P. (2000). Breaking Walls, Raising Fences: Masculinity, Intimacy, and Accountability Among the Promise Keepers. Sociology of Religion. 61(1):33-53, Spr..

Bartkowski, John P. (2004). The Promise Keepers. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP.

Beal, B. (1997). The Promise Keepers’ Use Of Sport In Defining “Christlike” Masculinity. Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 21(3): 274-284.

Bullock, Chris. (2001). Theme, Story, Image: Learning About Life Issues Reading From the Mythopoetic Men’s Movement. Textual Studies in Canada, (13-14): pp. 25-36.

Cates, Carl. (1996). Promise Keepers: Rhetorical Redefinition of Role and self. Unpublished Manuscript Presented at Speech Comunication Association, San Diego.

Clatterbaugh, Kenneth. (1995). Whose Keepers, What Promises?. M.E.N Magazine, October .

Claussen, Dane S. (2000). The Promise Keepers: Essays in Masculinity and Christianity. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., Inc.

Claussen, Dane S. (ed.). (1999). Standing on the Promises: Promise Keepers and the Revival of Manhood. Cleveland, OH: Pilgrim Press.

Cole, Robert A. (1997). Constituting Male Subjectivity: A Pragmatic Phenomenological Analysis of Promise Keepers. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation, Southern Illinois University.

Conason, Joe, Alfred Ross, and Lee Cokorinos. (1996). The Promise Keepers are Coming: The Third Wave of the Religious Right. The Nation, 7 October .

Culbertson, Philip. (ed.). (2001). When Christ Calls a Man: Male Identities in a Changing Church.
Includes;
PART ONE: SPIRITUALITY.
Mike Bathum. Men’s Spirituality: Discovering Creative Depth From Within.
Mark Muesse. Don’t Just Do Something, Sit There: Spiritual Practice and Men’s Wholeness.
Michael Battle. African Male Spirituality.
PART TWO: MENTAL HEALTH.
Stephen Boyd. ‘A Man was going down From Jerusalem…’: The Psychosocial Roots of Sin and Possibilities for Healing.
David Livingston. Responsible Forgiveness Within a Relational Church Community.
Donald Capps. Don Quixote as Moral Narcissist: Implications for Mid-Career Male Ministers.
PART THREE: RELATIONSHIPS.
James Newton Poling. Masculinity, Competitive Violence, and Christian Theology.
Merle Longwood. Allies in the Sexual Healing Journey: Reflections for Partners of Women Who Were Sexually Abused as Children.
Marvin Ellison. Setting the Captives Free: Same-Sex Domestic Violence and the Justice-Loving Church.
PART FOUR: THE PHYSICAL BODY.
Philip Culbertson. Designing Men: Reading Male Bodies as Texts.
Brett Webb-Mitchell. Disabled Bodies, Healing Bodies, Christ’s Body.
Jerrald Townsend and Robert Bennett. Can Men Learn to Float? Spirituality and Health Crises.
Robert Goss. The Integration of Sexuality and Spirituality: Gay Sexual Prophets Within the UFMCC.
PART FIVE: COMMUNITY.
Philip Culbertson. ‘The Things We Do!’: Nurturing the Authority of Men in Ministry.
Ed Thompson. Men’s Faith: The Effects of Pre- and Post-Retirement Masculinities.
Lee Butler. Xodus to the Promised Man: Revising our Anthropodicy.
Philip Culbertson. Conclusion.

Dart, J. (1995). Promise Keepers, a message to L.A. Men. Los Angeles Times, May 6, p. 4.

Dashnau, Laurie Coene. (1996). Rhetorics of Gender: Christian Traditionalists, Biblical Feminists, and Promise Keepers. PhD Dissertation, Maimi University. Oxford, OH.

Donovan, Brian. (1998). Political consequences of private authority: Promise Keepers and the transformation of hegemonic masculinity. Theory and Society. 27(6), pp. 817-843.

Faludi, Susan. (1999). Where am I in the Kingdom?. Chapter Five in Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man, William Morrow & Company.

Fortune, Marie M. (1995). A Promise Not Yet Made: Reflections on the Promise Keepers Movement. Working Together, 16(2) Winter.

Gallagher, Sally K., and Sabrina L. Wood. (2005). Godly Manhood Going Wild? Transformations in Conservative Protestant Masculinity. Sociology of Religion, 66(2), Summer.

Gilbreath, E. (1995). Manhood’s Great Awakening. Christianity Today, February 6, pp. 20-26.

Heath, Melanie. (2003). Soft-Boiled Masculinity: Renegotiating gender and racial ideologies in the Promise Keepers movement. Gender & Society, 17(3), pp. 423-444.

Hicks, Robert. (1993). The Masculine Journey: Understanding the six Stages of Manhood (A Promise Keepers Study Guide).

Hoffer, R., and S. Smith. (1995). Putting his House in Order (B. McCartney Quits), Sports Illustrated, January 16, pp. 28-32.

Janssen, Al. (ed.). (1994). Seven Promises of a Promise Keeper. Colorado Springs: Focus on the Family Publishing.

Johnson, Hans. (1995). Broken Promise?. Church and State, 48(5), pp. 9-12.

Lippy, Charles. (1997). Miles to Go: Promise Keepers in Historical and Cultural Context. Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Summer/Fall, lxxx/2-3.

Lockhart, William H. (2000). “We are one life,” but not of one gender ideology: Unity, ambiguity, and the Promise Keepers. Sociology of Religion, 61(1), pp. 73-92.

McCartney, Bill. (ed.). (1992). What Makes a Man?. Colorado Springs: NavPress.

Messner, Michael A. (1997). Essentialist Retreats: The Mythopoetic Men’s Movement and the Christian Promise Keepers. In Politics of Masculinities: Men in Movements. University of Southern California: Sage Publications.

Minkowitz, Donna. (1995). In the Name of the Father. (the Promise Keepers), Ms, November/December .

Moore, Stephen D. (1996). God’s Gym: Divine Male Bodies of the Bible. Routledge.

National Organisation for Women. (1997). NOW Myths and Facts About The Promise Keepers. http://www.now.org/issues/right/promise/mythfact.html.

Neiberger, Ami. (1996). Promise keepers: Seven Reasons to Watch Out. Freedom Writer, September (Institute for First Amendment Studies).

Neill, M. (1995). Old Ways, New Men: B. McCartney, founder of Promise Keepers. People Weekly, July 31, pp. 46-48.

Novosad, Nancy. (1996). God Squad: The Promise Keepers fight for a Man’s World. The Progressive, August, pp. 25-27.

Political Research Association. (1998). Challenging Promise Keepers: An Organizers Information Packet. (USA).

Promise Keepers. (1996). Internet Postings (including Press Releases) on Their World Wide Web site, http://www.promisekeepers.org/.

Ribuffo, Leo P. (1998). Promise Keepers on the Mall. Dissent, Winter.

Shapiro, J.P. (1995). Heavenly Promises. U.S. News & World Report, 119, October 2, pp. 68-70.

Silverstein, Louise B., Carl F. Auerbach, Loretta Grieco, and Faith Dunkel. (1999). Do Promise Keepers dream of feminist sheep?. Sex Roles, 40(9/10), pp. 665-688.

Sterling Research Association. (1996). Promise Keepers: The Third Wave of the American Religious Right. New York (42 pages).

Stewart, Robert. (1996). Transforming Maleness: Invitational Rhetoric in a Promise Keepers’ Rally Speech. Unpublished Manuscript Presented at Speech Comunication Association, San Diego.

Stoltenberg, John. (1995). Male Virgins, Blood Covenants & Family Values (the Promise Keepers), On The Issues: The Progressive Women’s Quarterly, Spring .

Van Biema, D. (1995). Full of Promise. Time, November 6, pp. 62-63.

Van Leeuwen, Mary Stewart. (1997). Servanthood or Soft Patriarchy? A Christian Feminist Looks at the Promise Keepers Movement, Journal of Men’s Studies, 5(3), February, pp.233-261.

Wagenheim, Jeff. (1996). Among the Promise Keepers. Utne Reader, January-February, pp. 74-77.

Webb-Mitchell, Brett. (1997). And a Football Coach Shall Lead Them: A Theological Critique of ‘Seven Promises of a Promise Keeper’. Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Summer/Fall. (1997). (lxxx/2-3).

Williams, Rhys H. (2000). Introduction: Promise keepers: A comment on religion and social movements. Sociology of Religion, 61(1): 1-10.

Williams, Rhys H. (ed.). (2001). Promise Keepers and the New Masculinity: Private Lives and Public Morality. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books: Copublished with the Association for the Sociology of Religion.

Woodward, K.L. (1994). The gospel of guyhood. Newsweek, 124, August 29, pp. 60-61.

Journals

Men of Action (U.S., Promise Keepers’ Quarterly Newsletter)
New Man: For Men of Integrity. Official Magazine of the Promise Keepers (U.S., defunct since 2001).


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

E-mail:
mflood[at]vichealth.vic.gov.au
Home URL: http://mensbiblio.xyonline.net/