The myth of male power: why men are the disposable sex

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Fourth Estate, 1994 - Social Science - 331 pages
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In response to the needs of lecturers, the acclaimed Handbook of Organization Studies has been made available as two major paperback textbooks. In this, the first of a two-volume paperback edition of the landmark Handbook of Organization Studies, editors Stewart Clegg and Cynthia Hardy survey the field of organization studies. Studying Organization is an ideal textbook around which to build courses on organization theory and research methodology. Central to the enterprise has been a concern to reflect and honour the manifest diversity of the field, including recognition of the extent to which.

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For those few prepared to take it in, The Myth of Male Power presents the reader with the missing half of gender reality. It is, in essence, the female power/male victimization half of the story presented in a logically airtight and factually substantiated manner that would convince all who read it except for one thing—this missing half of gender reality is missing because neither sex wants to hear it. The only gender truths we want to know are the truths of male power/female victimization. Therefore, many who read Farrell’s book will simply reject it. They’ll devour all 800 pages of Susan Faludi’s Backlash and savor every crumb of male power/female victimization within. Then they’ll read the first three pages of Farrell’s scrupulously fair prose and throw the book in the trash for being “whinny.” Well, the truth hurts, especially when the truths are not the truths you want to hear.  

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As the title might indicate, this book attempts to level itself down with the feminist movement in an attempt to de-bunk various social norms that are not questioned due to the veil of 'male power ... Read full review


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