Books tagged: masculinity

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What Child Sexual Abuse Means to Women & Girl Perpetrators
By Jane Gilgun
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Women and girls sexually abuse children far more often than many people realize. This article describes what child sexual abuse means to women and girl perpetrators. Sexual abuse by women and girls can be confusing for girls and boys. They often feel stigmatized because of wide spread-assumptions that only men sexually abuse children.
Why They Do It: Beliefs & Emotional Gratification Lead to Violence
By Jane Gilgun
Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Beliefs and emotional gratification are core issues in violent acts. Other explanations such as mental illness and being victims themselves take second place to belief systems. Through case studies, the author shows how beliefs and gratification are central to understanding and preventing violence
Spots Of A Leopard - a journalist grows up
By Aernout Zevenbergen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
"Spots Of A Leopard - a journalist grows up" is a quest to discover the meaning of modern-day manhood. When internationally acclaimed journalist Aernout Zevenbergen moved to Kenya in 1997, he had no idea how deeply his encounters with joy and sorrow in Africa would effect him. Writing about the most inspiring as well as the most disconcerting facets of life, Zevenbergen learns how to grow up.
Masculinity in Tolkien
By Melanie Rost
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,240. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
In Masculinity in Tolkien, Rost argues that despite Tolkien's often conservative views when it comes to sex and gender, a closer look at how masculinity is performed in his works actually shows the social criticism hidden within, the rejection of the heroic code and the search for a hero and a masculinity which is built on love and loyalty, not the excess of courage and pride of heroic poetry.
I Am Bathroom Tile
By Fred L. Taulbee Jr.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Fiction
A single man reflects on women in general as he and his friends celebrate another's coming wedding, which will leave our hero the last single man in his circle of friends.
Pas de Deux
By Jack Urquhart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Fiction
Southern-Baptist-to-the-bone Inez Fordham confronts the troubling notion of non-traditional masculinity—and, peripherally, gay relationships. A meeting of mind and spirit forces Inez to see that beauty and difference do indeed dance together.
The Trap
By M.E. Traylor
Price: Free! Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction
The Trap is a bleak and uplifting personal allegory of relationship with masculinity, authority, and self.
High Romance: A Book of Poetry
By Robert Rocco Cottone
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Fiction
This is a book of romantic self-expression. It is about love in its many forms. Women will find this book revealing of the masculine journey, providing an open look into the masculine perspective of love and sex. Men will recognize poetic themes familiar to their lives and experiences. This is a collection of poems that will inspire love and encourage positive loving relationships.
White Mythology
By W.D. Clarke
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,170. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Fiction
White Mythology is comprised of two novellas, both of which are concerned with the psycho-pathology of masculinity. In "Skinner Boxed" psychiatrist Edward Blanchette's personal life implodes just as his clinical trial for the experimental antidepressant drug "Alba" goes awry. The second piece, "Love's Alchemy" traces a series of interpersonal betrayals to their "birth" in a youthful game of "war".
DAD - The Power and Beauty of Authentic Fatherhood
By Craig Wilkinson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,100. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
DAD offers profound insight into manhood and fatherhood. It provides practical wisdom on how to be a great father and live with authentic masculinity. Filled with cutting edge-relevance and rich, real life experiences, DAD will move you, entertain you, challenge you and equip you with invaluable tools to father your children.