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. One of the most eminent scholars and writers on men and masculinity and the author of the critically acclaimed Manhood in America turns his attention to the. Using a combination of interviews, anecdotes, and socio-historical insight, Michael Kimmel’s Guyland offers a detailed analysis of the prevailing social.
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May 10, James rated it really liked it. I liked this book quite a lot. Guyland is inhabited by males who feel inauthentic, both in their presentation of their masculinity and from their inability to express how they really feel.
Not what everyone wants to hear, but so what?
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Throughout the book, Kimmel examines the rites of passage through which guys achieve validation from their peer group. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Then come back guylad let’s talk.
Kimmel suggests that video games, sports and radio, create “spaces” where men can retreat from women pg. See and discover other guyalnd Customers who bought this item also bought. And since I’m a g I read that this book was like a male version of “Reviving Ophelia”, and it was not, which kommel disappointing.
If he talked to that many guys, then why on earth are so many of the quotes he gives from other people’s research?
Specifically, his limited attention to the political and economic interests that are served by the proliferation of Guyland may lead some readers to overlook the capitalist complementarity that serves to maintain many of the problems Kimmel identifies.
The critique of Guyland includes a laundry list of offensive behaviors and attitudes. In his interviews with parents about the actions of their sons, the mothers were horrified but the dads were jealous.
Every other section lacks this crucial part. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. I will definitely be checking out more of his work.
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How do we explain and understand the culture of “hooking up” that has transplanted dating in college-aged youth? Men today in the aforementioned age cohort are more likely to either: Occupied by young, single, white men, its main demographic is middle class kids who are college-bound, college co-eds, or recent graduates in the United States.
Kimmel delves into all these questions in ghyland way that really got me thinking–a lot. Aug 04, Petty Lisbon rated it really liked it Shelves: Want to Read saving…. Also, I gave this a neutral star rating because I did skip chapters 4,5, gguyland 6. A rehash of arguments from Manhood in America and The Gendered Society dumbed-down and cuted-up to a “this’d better get me on the Today Show level. Today, growing up has become more complex and confusing, as young men drift casually through college and beyond—hanging out, partying, playing with guy,and toys, watching sports.
I would completely freak out if I saw someone quoting one of my interviewees, even if they were acknowledging my work. Sep 27, Liz rated it liked it Shelves: In one section, he gives detailed suggestions of what we can do to confront and change Guyland Also, Kimmel occasionally takes guylwnd sanctimonious, condescending tone. Sports, entertainment, porn, dating- all of these issues are examined for how the masculine facade can turn something as simple as watching the big game into a messy experience.
Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men
However, it also ensures the book remains within its scope, which kimmrl a description of upper-middle class American male culture. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? If recent reports are to be believed, the rise of hookup culture on college campuses is in the process of killing off dating and….