The male ego

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Viking, Oct 1, 1992 - Psychology - 276 pages
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A renowned psychiatrist argues that men's identities are dangerously connected to reputation and shows how this embattled sense of manhood affects language, politics, relationships between the sexes, and men's self esteem. 50,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo. Tour.

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Like Sam Keen and Robert Bly, Gaylin (Adam and Eve and Pinocchio, 1990, etc.) recognizes a crisis for men, suggesting that ``two hundred years of modern civilization is undoing our evolution.'' Unlike ... Read full review

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Gaylin is the psychiatrist author of the popular self-help books Feelings ( LJ 12/1/78), The Rage Within ( LJ 11/15/84), and Rediscovering Love (Penguin, 1986). In The Male Ego , he provides an up-to ... Read full review


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Willard Gaylin, M.D., is the author of fifteen books, including "Feelings", "The Killing of Bonnie Garland", and "The Rage Within". A clinical professor of psychology at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, he cofounded of The Hastings Center, a research institute for ethical issues in the life sciences.

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