The Masculine Self

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Mcmillan, 1994 - Social Science - 339 pages
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(7/10) A pretty good primer for men's studies and how patriarchy can be damaging to men as well as women. Kilmartin does a good job highlighting the many ways in which our world is divided down gender ... Read full review


Chapter One Introduction
Consequences of Male Gender Roles
Functions of Gender Roles

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About the author (1994)

Dr. Christopher Kilmartin is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University. His expertise is in the areas of men's issues, diversity, and violence prevention. He is a licensed clinical psychologist who has a great deal of experience consulting with businesses, college students, human services workers, and counselors. His major scholarly work is The Masculine Self, a psychology of men textbook. Together with co-author John Lynch, he has written The Pain behind the Mask: Overcoming Masculine Depression, which will be published by Haworth Press in 1999. In his spare time, Dr. Kilmartin is a professional stand up comedian, and he has recently written a solo performance theatre piece on men's issues entitled Crimes Against Nature. He has also been involved in National leadership of the White Ribbon Campaign, a grass-roots effort to decrease men's violence against women.

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