The myth of male power: why men are the disposable sex
Fourth Estate, 1994 - 331 páginas
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 example, when we publicized studies of battered women but ignored a dozen
studies pointing to equal numbers of battered men,40 we felt justified in
legislating a battered woman syndrome, but didn't even think of a battered man
syndrome. Soon, the battered woman syndrome became but one of twelve
defenses potentially available for a woman who killed, but not available for a man
who killed. Now, if the media even simulates violence against women, we might
call it a civil ...
fearful for her life and helpless to leave him so if she kills him, it is really self-
defense - even if she had premeditated his murder.21 The woman is said to be a
victim of the battered woman syndrome. Is it possible a woman could kill, let's say
, for insurance money? Lenore Walker says no: she claims, "Women don't kill
men unless they've been pushed to a point of desperation."22 Ironically, feminists
had often said, "There's never an excuse for violence against a woman." Now
they were ...
Nancy Ray, "Judge Allows 'Battered Woman' Defense," Los Angeles Times,
September 21, 1982. 22. Wilkerson, op. cit. 23. See, e.g., California Assembly Bill
785 by Assemblyman Gerald R. Eaves, D-Rialto, which took effect on January 1,
1992. 24. Tom Gorman, "Court Told How Son Was Driven to Kill Spiteful Mother,"
Los Angeles Times, December 19, 1989, p. B-1. 25. Ibid. 26. The story was based
on Francine Hughes. See Susan Paterno, "A Legacy of Violence," Los Angeles ...
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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 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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