The Myth of Male Power: Why Men are the Disposable Sex
Berkley Books, 1994 - 446 páginas
The bestselling author of Why Men Are the Way They Are sheds new light on the state of men in today's society, arguing that male power is a myth with startling and eye-opening facts. Farrell brilliantly illusrtrates how the male-as-oppressor image has fueled hatred between the sexes: making women feel angry and victimized and men unloved and unappreciated.
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Men not only listened but accepted as truth dozens of assumptions of discrimination against women ( women are the victims of most violence ; women's health is neglected more than men's ; women are paid less for the same work ; husbands ...
and created special programs to protect only working women . It passed the Federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act , making pregnancy eligible for as much compensation as a disability resulting from an on - the - job hazard , even though ...
43 more protective of women . For example , when we publicized studies of battered women but ignored a dozen studies pointing to equal numbers of battered men , we felt justified in legislating a “ battered woman syndrome , ” but didn't ...
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Having messed up the world by supporting the women's rights movement, what does Farrell propose doing to improve men's condition in it? Launching a men's rights movement! When all you have is a ... Leer comentario completo
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There were quite a few scenarios in the book for which I went 'wow.. never thought of it like that'. Dr Farrell's ability to back up his statements by providing actual numbers makes is even more ... Leer comentario completo
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