March 4, 2004
Director of Media Relations

AMHERST, Mass.- Joshua Goldstein, author of the new book, The Real Price of War: How We Pay for the War on Terror, will give a talk title "Heroes: The Making of Militarized Masculinity" on Tuesday, Mar. 9 at 8 p.m. in the Frontroom of the Keefe Campus Center at Amherst College. Goldstein's talk, sponsored by the Men's Project of Amherst College, the Department of Women's and Gender Studies, Amherst Feminist Alliance and the Interdisciplinary Student Fund Committee, will be free and open to the public.

Goldstein, professor emeritus of international relations at American University and a research professor at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University, is also the author of War and Gender: How Gender Shapes the War System and Vice Versa (2001), Three-Way Street: Strategic Reciprocity in World Politics (coauthored with John R. Freeman, 1990), Long Cycles: Prosperity and War in the Modern Age (1988) and the widely used textbook International Relations (5th edition, 2003). In addition to political science journals such as The American Political Science Review, Journal of Conflict Resolution and International Studies Quarterly, Goldstein has contributed essays to The New York Times, Los Angeles Times and Christian Science Monitor. Educated at Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Goldstein has also taught at the University of Southern California and received a MacArthur Foundation Individual Research and Writing Grant.