Understanding the experiences of men in U.S. society Edited by two of the fielda??s most prominent researchers, Mena??s Lives, 9th ... Show synopsis Understanding the experiences of men in U.S. society Edited by two of the fielda??s most prominent researchers, Mena??s Lives, 9th edition, reflects on the question a??What does it mean to be a man in contemporary U.S. society?a?? Organized around themes that define masculinity, this reader uses a social-constructionist view to examine how men construct masculinity within a social and historical context. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Understand how different groupsa??working class men, men of color, gay men, older men, younger men, and boysa??construct different versions of masculinity Examine the social roles of both men and women and the different forms that gender inequality can take Consider gender relations and how men and women relate to each other Understand how recent research by feminist scholars and pro-feminist men links to social change activism Note: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit: ... com or you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MySearchLab (at no additional cost): ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205208738 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205208739.