Men Speak Out: Views on Gender, Sex, and Power

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Shira Tarrant
Routledge, Feb 11, 2013 - Social Science - 360 pages
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Men Speak Out: Views on Gender, Sex, and Power, Second Edition highlights new essays on pornography, pop culture, queer identity, Muslim masculinity, and the war on women. With personal candor and political insight, this collection of diverse authors explores sex work, digital activism, incarceration, domestic violence, surviving incest, and standing firmly as male allies facing the backlash against women’s reproductive rights.

Featuring eleven new essays and six revised thematic sections, this second edition of a favorite anthology continues to encourage robust discussion and vibrant debate about masculinity and the possibilities for progressive change. The contemporary, compelling essays in Men Speak Out appeal to students, scholars, activists, and everyday readers.

 

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User Review  - tmostman - LibraryThing

This is a great collection of feminist men writing on gender equality. These essays were meant to be personal and anecdotal, certainly not scholarly. There is a wide range of topics covered, and there ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
MASCULINITY AND IDENTITY
10
THE POLITICS OF SEX AND LOVE
67
DEALING WITH VIOLENCE AND ABUSE
112
MASCULINITY AT WORK AND HOME
164
MEN AND FEMINISM
220
TAKING ACTION MAKING CHANGE
272
Bibliography
315
Index
323
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About the author (2013)

Shira Tarrant is an associate professor in the department of women’s studies at California State University, Long Beach. Her earlier successful book When Sex Became Gender was published by Routledge in 2006.

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