Men Engaging Feminisms: Pro-feminism, Backlashes and Schooling

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Open University Press, 1999 - Education - 192 pages
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This text is about men's responses to feminist reforms in schooling. It documents the various masculinity politics which have emerged in response to feminisms. It analyzes the playing out of such politics in educational systems, in both policy and practice. Men's responses to feminisms in education have become closely intertwined with the what about the boys? backlash. This and other forms of backlash are deconstructed.

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Men engaging feminisms in education
Contemporary masculinity politics
The structural backlash and emergent emotional economy

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So What's a Boy?
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Born in Reading in 1945, the author came to live by the sea on the south coast, when his father, a serving police officer, transferred there. Educated at the local grammar school, he was apprenticed as a printer, a trade in which he spent twenty years. He has been a taxi driver for the last thirty years.

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