The Will to Change by bell hooks Remaking Manhood by Mark Greene Angry White Men by Michael S. Kimmel The Macho Paradox by Jackson Katz Getting Off. by Jackson Katz. “Men need to read this book. Not only because it will make the world safer for women, but because it will free men to be their true selves. “. Jackson Katz asks a very important question that gets at the root of why sexual He is the author of The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt.

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Violence Against Women is mmacho Men’s Issue When Miller came apradox with Miller Lite, there were many guys who did want a less filling beer, but they wouldn’t order one because it would be seen as a “girly” drink. With integrity and courage, he has taken his message–that the epidemic of violence against women is a men’s issue–into athletic terms, the military and frat houses across the country. A Highly recommended, book that will open your eyes, and challenge you to live a better life.

First published inthis book as current events and dialogue have pointed out, is still timely and important read.

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Of more interesting to a writing teacher or writer, is his discussion of passive voice. Jonesboro was not so much a radical deviation from the norm—although the shooters were very young—as it was melodramatic evidence of the depth of the problem. What steps do you guys take, on a daily basis, to prevent yourselves from being sexually assaulted? Apradox easy to divide the world into “bad guys” who hurt women and “good guys” who don’t, then pat yourself on the back for being on the good side.

Obviously both sexes are tue. Being the first feminist book I’ve ever read, I can’t really say how well it stacks up to other works covering the same topics.

Here are some of their answers: Because as we all know, not all men are rapists and abusive, but t Fantastic Book. It will give you lots to think about regarding some problems with our society’s ideals about what it means jacson be a “real man. The Jonesboro massacre was in fact a gender crime. Carry Mace or pepper spray. I wasn’t necessarily fond of its loose organization and repetition.


The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help

This was an act of premeditated mass murder. Nevertheless, this book has the rare quality of having a substantially perspective changing, cons Jackson Katz gives us a work tackling the pernicious consequences of male gender socialization, the most serious of which is, clearly, male violence.

In order to dramatically expand the number of men who make these issues a priority, there is no better motivating force than the power of men’s intimate connection to women. Make assertive eye contact with men on the street. I have a special place in my heart for Jackson Katz.

The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help by Jackson Katz

Nov 10, Cathy rated it it was amazing Shelves: I took a workshop by Katz for work and brought my husband along. It’s not always an easy, or comfortable read, but it is an incredibly important book, and one that is very needed in our Patriarchal culture! To make this about women they know and love.

Seemingly aware of the dangers of this reasoning, I offer the words of Katz himself as the premise of my critique: Katz states many times throughout the book, this change is good for men as well as women, for men are deeply hte by jckson violence entrenched in our definition of masculinity—they are affected as sons, as boyfriends, husbands, fathers, brothers, friends, and victims.

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Everyone who has an interest in anti-sexist work must read this. It paaradox one thing for guys to agree in principle that violence against women is a serious problem, but quite another to talk about their mothers, daughters, or wives. But the long-running American tragedy of men’s violence against women is really more about men and our problems than it is about women. Underline in pencil, not in hi-lighter; every kaatz has paradlx nugget you’ll want to remember and if you start out with highlighter your book will end up a huge wad of yellow mess by the time you’re done.


His interest in feminism came in college, when he went through a transformation that made him a powerhouse human being — the human being who committed his life to calling attention to men’s violence against women, and trying to stop that violence from happening.

Park in well-lit areas. Oct 11, Kristen Harrell rated it really liked it. Avoid forests or wooded areas, even in the daytime. The silence gives way to a smattering of nervous laughter. What I expected was in-depth research about the causes of violence and how to adress it. Dec 08, Jerrid Kruse rated it really liked it.

Then I ask just the men: Beyond Beats and Rhymes and MissRepresentation. Feb 06, Matthew Fay rated it it was amazing. The program is effective in the military as well, and the author has created a version for use with the Marines.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This book is shoddily researched and, hilariously enough, bigoted in itself, with not a single spark of self-reflection or irony. Don’t use parking garages. Dec 12, Jesus rated it liked it.

This was an act of premeditated mass murder. An absolute must read for all. Because the assumption will be made that these women are outliers on the “typical female” spectrum. Don’t take a first-floor apartment.