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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Nevertheless, this book has the rare quality of having a substantially perspective changing, consciousness raising effect on me, something that can be said of fewer than half a dozen books I’ve read. Carry a cell phone. Jackson Katz is an educator, author, filmmaker and cultural theorist who is a pioneer in the fields of gender violence prevention education and media literacy. Those are some of the major points, but there’s LOTS more to this book.

A good, provocative read Dec 09, Paul rated it it was amazing Shelves: But the long-running Maco tragedy of men’s violence against women is really more about men and our problems than it is about women.

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In a recent conversation with a good friend of mine, I referred to an alleged victim as “the accuser”, and upon reflection, I think I may have done so with sympathy to the alleged predator, because I had otherwise respected him. Look in the back seat of the car before getting macyo. This book implies that not only is it the duty of all men to protect all women, it manages to be simultaneously sexist towards men and women.

Katz knows how to cut to the core of the issues, demonstrating undeniably that stopping the degradation of women should be every man’s priority. I highly recommend this book to anyone -male or female – interested in the paradoox of gender politics. The book is well-written and provides many important insights that might be useful to educators, leaders, and the general public, but particularly those who identify as male.


Then I ask just the men: Don’t go jogging at night. Somewhere along the line, I discovered this as a recommended read, so I purchased it.

Own a big dog. What steps do you guys take, on a daily basis, to prevent yourselves hhe being sexually assaulted? Return to Book Page. The Jonesboro massacre maxho in fact a gender crime. Use a home alarm system. An estimated 78 women raped every hour, and a large percentage of women physically or sexually abused by their partners?

Two boys opened fire on a schoolyard full of girls, killing four and one female teacher.

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This book tackles the truth that sexual violence is a male issue. An absolute must read for all. The nonfiction book, “The Macho Paradox: Vary my route home from work.

There are some good suggestions for how to react in such circumstances in your own life. TED Speaker Personal profile. I’d certainly like to see an update to this book. May 09, Carla rated it really liked it Shelves: Quotes from The Macho Paradox He jackdon 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.

With integrity and courage, he has taken his message–that the epidemic of violence against women is a men’s issue–into athletic terms, the military and frat houses across the country. Here, it is clear, is the crux of the matter: Make sure to have a car or cab fare. Jackson Katz is a good writer and his book is packed with insight and information. Underline in pencil, not in hi-lighter; every page has a nugget you’ll want to remember and if you start out javkson highlighter your book will end up a huge wad of yellow mess by the time you’re done.

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I have a special place in my heart for Jackson Katz. You’re the very starting point of humanity. One of the most devastating things a perpetrator does is take this control for himself. Park in well-lit areas.

Occasionally, a young mcaho guy will raise his hand and say, ‘I stay out of prison. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. His first book, “The Macho Paradox: Meet men on first dates in public places. This book and bell hooks’ writings should be Great resource, I think every male-identified men should read this book.

When a ridiculously small fraction of men behave violently some of them towards women that automatically makes it a problem all men are responsible to solve.

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Mar 31, Khashayar Mohammadi rated it it was amazing Shelves: He says that violence against women has traditionally been seen as a mxcho issue” but that we must come to see it as a “men’s issue” because men commit the vast majority of violence. People are more likely to believe me were I to say “My boyfriend assaulted me! Violence, Media, and the Crisis in Masculinity.

Carry a cell phone. Want to Read saving…. What I expected was in-depth research about the causes of violence and how to adress it. Even now that I have reached the last page, I may never get over the shock.