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This is a brief list of books that deal specifically with masculinity, manhood, and male feminism. All of these books are available for check-out from the Women's Center Library. (Did you know we have over 2100 books?)

 We recommend reading MaryKathyrine Tran's research paper on men in feminist spaces, where she pays particular attention to UW Oshkosh and our Women's Center.



Alison Jagger

Feminist Frameworks: Alternative Theoretical Accounts of the Relations Between Women and Men

Angela Phillips

The Trouble with Boys: A Wise and Sympathetic Guide to the Risky Business of Raising Sons

Bell Hooks

We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity

Bell Hooks

Feminism is for Everybody

Betty and Theodore Roszak

Masculine/Feminine, Readings in Sexual Mythology and the Liberation of Women

Charlotte Zolotow

William’s Doll

Christine L. Williams

Gender Differences at Work: Women and Men in Non-Traditional Occupations

Cynthia Enloe

Bananas’ Beaches, and Bases: Making Feminist Sense of International Politics

Cynthia Enloe

Globalization and Militarism: Feminists make the Link

Dena Taylor

Feminist Parenting: Struggles Triumphs & Comic Interludes

Elizabeth Fishel

The Men in our Lives: Fathers, Lovers, Husbands, Mentors

Jane Yolen

Mightier than the Sword: World Folktales for Strong Boys

John Nicholson

Men and Women: How Different are They?

Judith Halberstam

Female Masculinity

Kate Cavanagh

Working with Men: Feminism and Social Work (State of Welfare)

Margaret Mead

Male and Female: A Study of the Sexes in a Changing World

Michael Kimmel

Manhood in America

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