"A deep examination of the rise of male beauty culture."
--The New York Times
"A well-researched contribution to the sociology of work, gender studies, and consumer culture … Highly recommended."
"... examines how [men's grooming is] intimately related to shifting definitions of masculinity, and actually buttress gender, race, and class inequalities. A compelling and colorful read."
"... Gendered Worlds is current and outstanding. The authors have taken a unique global, intersectional, and social constructionist approach in explaining gender and sexuality inequalities. It is a great way to motivate students to think out of the box and out of the everyday, normal experiences. This is a remarkable text."
--Nivedita Vaidya, California State University, Los Angeles
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"... The authors gathered here all know how to spin a tale and how to do so with a rich sociological sensibility. But, far more to the point, they all have gripping stories to tell.'
--Kai Erikson, author of A New Species of Trouble: The Human Experience of Modern Disasters
"... [a] must reading for anyone interested in the Hurricane Katrina disaster and its aftermath. Emotionally evocative, riveti