The male ego
A renowned psychiatrist argues that men's identities are dangerously connected to reputation and shows how this embattled sense of manhood affects language, politics, relationships between the sexes, and men's self esteem. 50,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo. Tour.
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The Task Ahead
What Do We Mean by Ego?
Real Men and Mamas Boys
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