The Journal of Men's Studies

Journal of Men's Studies is a scholarly journal covering men's studies. Founded in August of 1992, Journal of Men's Studies publishes Journal of Men's Studies three times a year. Dr. James Doyle is the Editor. Eugene R. August, Edward R. Barton and Martin Acker are the Editorial Board.

Articles from Vol. 18, No. 3, Fall

Contesting Essentialist Theories of Patriarchal Relations: Evolutionary Psychology and the Denial of History
Why do empowered females often choose to date, have sex with, and marry jerks, males whose performance of traditional masculinity brings them positive attention from other powerful males, but who often treat females and 'weaker' males poorly? Despite...
"I'd Rather Be Doing Something Else:" Male Resistance to Rape Prevention Programs
Although many people believe that universities are safe havens, college women are in fact three times more likely to experience sexual assault than the general population. Defined as "unwanted sex obtained by threat, force, or the assault of a victim...
"Just Getting Off": The Inseparability of Ejaculation and Hegemonic Masculinity
Understanding how male anatomy operates and more importantly, the meaning attached to the male body's anatomical function, directly affects how masculine identity is socially constructed, understood, and perpetuated while also offering insights into...
Legacy, Influence and Keeping the Distance: Two Grandfathers, Three Stories
In Western society, value has been linked with productivity, particularly for men. As men age, both the value and productivity is viewed as having been displaced by old age (Thompson, 1994). As result, old (1) men are often viewed as having diminished...
Male Counseling Psychologists in Academia: An Exploratory Study of Their Experience in Navigating Career and Family Demands
An academic career is often perceived as associated with high level of regard and respect and has been described as "entering the ivory tower" (Gore, Murdock, & Haley, 1998). However, despite the esteem often associated with such a career, succeeding...