Michael Flood

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Michael Flood
Born Michael G. Flood
Website staff.qut.edu.au/staff/floodm/
Academic background
Alma mater Australian National University
Thesis Lust, trust and latex: why young heterosexual men don't use condoms (2000)
Academic work
Main interests Sociology

Michael G. Flood is an Australian sociologist and an Associate Professor at the Queensland University of Technology School of Justice.[1][2][3] Flood gained his doctorate in gender and sexuality studies from the Australian National University.[4] His areas of research are on violence against women, fathering, pro-feminism, domestic violence, the effects of pornography on young people, safe sex among heterosexual men, men's movements as a backlash to the feminist movement, men's relationships with each other and with women, homophobia, men's health, and gender justice. He is a regular contributor to and is regularly quoted in the media on these and other issues.[5][6][7][8]

Flood is a co-editor of the International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities,[9] and the author of numerous academic papers on issues related to men and gender. Flood has also worked as a pro-feminist educator and activist, addressing men's violence against women. He coordinates, edits and contributes to XY, a pro-feminist website providing a range of commentary and research on men and masculinities, male sexuality, feminism, the men's movement and male violence from a feminist perspective. He also coordinates The Men's Bibliography, an online collection of over 22,000 works on men, masculinities, and gender.[10]

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  1. ^ Stark, Evan; Buzawa, Eve S. (2009). Violence Against Women in Families and Relationships. Santa Barbara, California: Praeger Publishers. p. 166. ISBN 0275998487. 
  2. ^ Tarrant, Shira (2009). Men and Feminism. Berkeley, California: Seal Press. p. 113. ISBN 1580052584. 
  3. ^ Lamb, Michael E. (2010). The Role of the Father in Child Development (5th ed.). Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 047040549X. 
  4. ^ Flood, Michael (2000). Lust, trust and latex: why young heterosexual men don't use condoms (Ph.D. thesis). Australian National University. OCLC 56730906. 
  5. ^ Men and masculinity: Adele Horin, (1 December 2003), Fathers still not sharing load, says study, Sydney Morning Herald; Fallout from the Bulldogs, (broadcast 7:50am – Thursday 29 April 2004), Breakfast, ABC Radio National RealAudio; Farah Farouque, (26 February 2005), The solitary confinement of the Aussie bloke, The Age
  6. ^ Domestic violence: Michael Flood, (23 January 2004), Booze, bravado and male honour make for a culture of violence, Sydney Morning Herald; Deborah Gough, (20 August 2006), Women hit in message of violence, The Age, Jason Om, Ombudsman finds domestic violence campaign 'misleading', ABC News, updated Thu 2 September 2010 2:10pm AEST
  7. ^ Censorship and the internet: Young people exposed to pornography online, AM, ABC Radio National, broadcast 3 March 2003, Reporter: Louise Yaxley; Rachel Maher, 'Net Nanny' Advocate Does Back Flip, (5 June 2009), New Matilda
  8. ^ Liz Gooch, (27 July 2005), One in three people think gays immoral, The Age
  9. ^ Michael Flood, Judith Kegan Gardiner, Bob Pease & Keith Pringle (eds), (2007), International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities,Routledge ISBN 978-0-415-33343-6
  10. ^ The Men’s Bibliography at XY

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