The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and and how All Men Can Help (Google eBook)

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Sourcebooks, Inc., 2006 - Family & Relationships - 296 pages
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Praise for The Macho Paradox

"An honest, intellectually rigorous and insightful work that challenges readers to truly engage in a political discourse that can change lives, communities and nations."

--Rosalind Wiseman, author of Queen Bees and Wannabes

"Jackson Katz is an American hero! 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. His book explains carefully and convincingly why--and how--men can become part of the solution, and work with women to build a world in which everyone is safer."

--Michael Kimmel, author of Manhood in America, spokesperson, National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS)

"If only men would read Katz's book, it could serve as a potent form of male consciousness-raising."

--Publishers Weekly

"This book leaves no man behind when it comes to taking violence against women personally....After reading this book you can see how important it is to be a stand-up guy and not a standy-by guy, no matter what race or culture you come from."

--Alfred L. McMichael, 14th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps and now serving as the Sergeant Major of NATO

"A candid look at the cultural factors that lend themselves to tolerance of abuse and violence against women."

--Booklist

"These pages will empower both men and women to end the scourge of male violence and abuse. Katz knows how to cut to the core of the issues, demonstrating undeniably that stopping the degradation of women should be every man's priority."

--Lundy Bancroft, author of Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men
  

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

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

User Review  - Andrew Perry - Goodreads

**This is an ongoing review as I read on** Jackson Katz sets the tone of his subject in the preface of The Macho Paradox by recounting an interactive exercise that he demonstrates to university ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
1
Violence Against Women Is a Mens Issue
5
Womens IssuesMens Issues
12
Facing Facts
19
I Read the News Today Oh Boy
20
Taking it Personally
35
Listening to Women
59
Survivors and Activists
64
Howard Stern Tom Leykis and Rush Limbaugh
171
Guilty Pleasures Pornography Prostitution and Stripping
181
AntiSexist Men adn the Porn Wars
183
Boys and Porn
190
Pimps and Hoes
193
The Demand Side of Sex Trafficking
195
Strip Culture Goes Mainstream
197
Hunting for Bambi
203

The Power to Be Heard
71
MaleBashing?
73
Feminazi
74
MaleBasher
75
Stuck in Gender Neutral
91
How Did We Get Stuck in Gender Neutral?
93
Language Matters
97
Passive Voice
108
Bystanders
113
One of the Guys
118
Policing Mechanisms in MalePeer Culture
125
Race and Culture
131
Athletes Race and Gender Violence
136
Gangsta Rap and White Masculinity
140
Beyond Black and White
145
It Takes a Village to Rape a Woman
149
Lakers Fans Send a Message
153
Eminems Popularity is a Major Setback for Girls and Women
157
Wrestling with Manhood
168
MVP Athletes and Marines
207
Beyond Sports Culture
209
MVP in the Marine Corps
221
Teach Our Children Well
227
Parents
232
the Sounds of Silence
236
Media Literacy
250
More Than a Few Good Men
253
A Big Tent Approach
254
Challenges
255
Men and Women
257
What Can Men Do?
258
Acknowledgments
271
Notes
275
Bibliography
287
Index
291
About the Author
297
Back Cover
299
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