The Myth of Male Power: Why Men Are the Disposable Sex
Simon & Schuster, 1993 - 446 páginas
Doing for men what The Feminine Mystique did for women, this book from the author of The Liberated Man and Why Men Are the Way They Are articulates what millions of men feel but have been unable to express, marking the beginning of the end in the "war between the sexes". Illustrations.
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Scars, men's teeth being knocked out, and circumcisions were all "symbolic
wounds" — symbols of the necessity for a boy to endure pain in subordination to
his male role as warrior and protector.22 In societies in which circumcision is ...
I'll never forget it.26 When we commit violence against an infant girl, we call it
child abuse; when we commit violence against an infant boy, we call it
circumcision. Circumcision is America's most common surgical procedure.27 The
need to ...
We also don't have clear enough data on the conditions under which
circumcision might help prevent or cause cancer, and prevent or cause infection.
As a result, we have to rely on indirect data, such as our knowledge that other
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LibraryThing ReviewReseña de usuario - ex_ottoyuhr - LibraryThing
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 reseña completa
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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 reseña completa
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