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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After opening with some facts about violence against women for example, nearly one-third of American women report being physically or sexually abused by a husband or boyfriend at some point in their livesKatz examines how our media deals with this violence. A striking paragraph reminding of my own complacency in this process was where Katz makes the case that by referring to the allege rape victim as “Kobe’s accuser”, the media subtly undermined the credibility of the victim by turning people’s attention to the actions of the young woman rather than the merits of the prosecutor’s case.

The silence gives way to a smattering of nervous laughter. This book tackles the truth that sexual violence is a male issue. I understand he had some conflicts with his publisher about what would make his book sell, which may have resulted in a finished product that doesn’t necessarily represent his work fully.

Be careful not to drink too much. So if a man steps in to defend or avenge the victim and he has not checked in with her about what she needs, no matter how well-intentioned he might be, he is also depriving her of the right to take back control of her own life.


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Dec 12, Jesus rated it liked it. This book and bell hooks’ writings should be Great resource, I think every male-identified men should read this book. It was not a pleasant experience, for entirely the parafox reasons. The silence gives way to a smattering of nervous laughter. You have JavaScript disabled.

Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. This has been very helpful for working with students who have engaged in damaging behavior. He wants to include some liberal religious folk who might be receptive to what he has to say, but in so doing he makes the mistake that Sam Harris has repeatedly pointed out of tacitly supporting religious fundamentalism and extremism. TED Speaker Personal profile.

From popular movies and music, sports, pornography, the military, male role models, etc.

This book is an us-versus-them mentality taken to its logical conclusion. Somewhere along the line, I discovered this as a recommended read, so I purchased it. It provides a non-attacking perspective.

Obviously both sexes are victimized. This is ktz to the choir of the highest order. Jackson Katz is a good writer and his book is packed with insight and information.

Mar 19, Worthless Bum rated it really liked it Shelves: Don’t make eye contact with men on the street. This was an act of premeditated mass murder. Why is it that, when we talk about sexual violence and domestic abuse, we talk about the women involved and erase the men from the conversation?

Lock all the windows when I sleep, even on hot summer nights. What I expected was in-depth research about the causes of violence and how to adress it.

Speaking with him before and after the TLC event was an absolute pleasure. The Jonesboro massacre was in fact a gender crime.


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This is an amazing book, and one that all men should read. Machk educator, author, filmmaker, and cultural theorist, he is internationally recognized for his groundbreaking work in the field of gender violence prevention education and critical media literacy. The shooters were boys, the victims girls. Feb 20, Linda Dynel rated it it was amazing.

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

Katz writes disparagingly against referring to men’s violence against women as a “women’s issue”, because it “contribute[s] to a broad shifting of responsibility kztz the male perpetrators of violence to its female victims. Katz developed this program, along with others, at Northeastern University in Refresh and try again. Have an unlisted phone number. I think the relevance of his pop culture references was something else that made this book even more horrifying to read.

Jackson Katz grew up with all the trappings of “traditional manhood” — as a popular athlete in high school, Mr. Holy fuck is that egregious!

Because as we all know, not all men are rapists and abusive, but t Fantastic Book. It is surely one of those book Jackson Katz’s approach is simple and profound.

This book doesn’t say all men mafho violent, it says most violence is committed by men. It is a real eye-opener regarding the structural oppression women still face in western societies.