The Will to Change by bell hooks Remaking Manhood by Mark Greene Angry White Men by Michael S. Kimmel The Macho Paradox by Jackson Katz Getting Off. by Jackson Katz. “Men need to read this book. Not only because it will make the world safer for women, but because it will free men to be their true selves. “. Jackson Katz asks a very important question that gets at the root of why sexual He is the author of The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt.

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The books’ greatest sin, in my opinion, is to imply that someone’s opinion must be wrong because they are on a certain part of the political spectrum. Have an unlisted phone number. Vary my route home from work. Then the book explores ways that individuals and institutions can work to be anti-sexist.

What steps do you take on a daily basis to prevent yourselves from being sexually assaulted? Have an unlisted phone number.

Being the first feminist book I’ve ever read, I can’t really say how well it stacks up to other works covering the same topics.

The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help

Lock paradpx the windows when I sleep, even on hot summer nights. Don’t put my drink down and come back to it; make sure I see it being poured. This is not to say there are never problems in the sex industry but he is clearly firmly on the negative side, with no leeway, which seem a bit paternalistic of him, ironically.


Patriarchal oppression is still very much a part of mainstream American culture, it seems. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Refresh and try again. Lock all the windows when I sleep, even parradox hot summer nights. Make sure to have a car or cab fare. To ask other readers questions about The Macho Paradoxplease sign up. He observes that Bryant’s lawyers successfully shifted the framing of the trial so that Bryant became the “victim” of her accusations. People are more likely to believe me were I to say “My boyfriend assaulted me!

As the men sit in stunned silence, the women recount safety precautions they take as part of their daily routine. Dec 04, Kristine Olsen rated it really liked it. Dec 09, Paul rated it it was amazing Shelves: Don’t take a first-floor apartment. It is one thing for guys to agree in principle that violence against women is a serious problem, but quite another to talk about their mothers, paradod, or wives.

Park in well-lit areas. I know understand the grievous impact of doing so, and I have this book to thank for making me aware of just how much language impacts our perceptions of events. Mar 31, Khashayar Mohammadi rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read saving….

An estimated 78 women raped every hour, and a large percentage of women physically or sexually abused by their partners? We’re the ones whom women has been conditioned to fear. Of more interesting to a writing teacher or writer, is his discussion of passive voice.


The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help by Jackson Katz

Here are some of their answers: When he spoke on campus last year, I was mortified by the response from the general audience ignorant and overwhelmingly misogynistic but I was unbelievably impressed with his message and his decorum. A Highly recommended, book that will open your eyes, and challenge you to live a better life. Having finished this book in FebruaryI can state that in the twelve years since this book was first published, it remains as relevant, important, and necessary as the day it debuted.

I highly recommend this book to anyone -male or female – interested in the dynamics of gender politics. You march either in lockstep with the writer or you are an apologist for violence towards women. It’s full of sobering facts about men’s violence, but also contains many inspiring success stories and useful prevention ideas. With the exception of a handful of op-ed pieces and a smattering of quotes from feminist academics in mainstream publications, most of the coverage of Jonesboro omitted in-depth discussion of one of the crucial facts of the tragedy.

There are some good suggestions for how to react in such circumstances in your own life.