• No Comments

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.

Author: Tojora Shaktile
Country: Dominican Republic
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: History
Published (Last): 6 May 2014
Pages: 61
PDF File Size: 16.1 Mb
ePub File Size: 7.43 Mb
ISBN: 117-5-20715-363-2
Downloads: 45620
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: JoJorr

I know understand the grievous impact of doing so, and I have this book to thank for making me aware of just how much language impacts our perceptions of events. With aktz 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.

He points out that because men are the main perpetrators of violence against women, men must be included in the jacksson and action towards a solution. But there is a framework of explanation that goes much further than most of those routinely offered. Everyone who has an interest in anti-sexist work must read this. Great mackson, I think every male-identified men should read this book.

Don’t wear headphones when jogging.

The Macho Paradox | Jackson Katz

Avoid forests or wooded areas, even in the daytime. This book and bell hooks’ writings should be Great resource, I think every male-identified men should read this book. Even now that I have reached the last page, Thr may never get over the shock.

This has been very helpful for working with students who have engaged in damaging behavior.


Own a big dog. It does not involve some incomprehensible, mysterious force. An educator, author, macno, and cultural theorist, he is internationally recognized for his groundbreaking work in the field of gender violence prevention education and critical media literacy.

I regret ever reading this and I hope that I will never have to take another book like this into my hands. Vary my route home from work.

Speaking with him before and after the TLC event was an absolute pleasure. Then the book explores ways that individuals and institutions can work to be anti-sexist. His interest in feminism came in college, when he went through a transformation that made him a powerhouse mcaho being — the human being who teh his life to calling attention to men’s violence against women, and trying to stop that violence from happening.

Dec 08, Jerrid Kruse rated it really liked it.

Jackson Katz

It’s full of sobering facts about men’s violence, but also contains many inspiring success stories and useful prevention ideas. People are more likely to believe me were I to say “My boyfriend assaulted me! As a leading anti-sexist teacher, trainer, and leader, Oaradox speaks a lot of truth to power and places the problem in a digestible context by those willing to see pass the binary barriers to an earnest and necessary dialogue of how women and men can interrelate and how men can rise to the challenge without suffering the feared loss of masculinity or having “gone to the other side.

Lists with This Book. This was an act of premeditated mass murder. This was an act of premeditated mass murder.

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

I’ve read this book as part of research for a University group work pertaining to violence in society and how gender affects it. Have an unlisted phone number. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Because as we pararox know, not all men are rapists and abusive, but t Fantastic Book.

  CD4051BE PDF

This book and the message it brings is important for all men, especially fathers to hear. Why you should listen Jackson Jadkson is an educator, author, filmmaker and cultural theorist who is a pioneer in the fields of gender violence prevention education and media literacy. May 12, Chris rated it it was amazing Shelves: Even after a string of school shootings by mostly white boys over the past decade, few Americans seem willing to face the fact that jacoson violence—whether the victims are female or male—is a deeply gendered phenomenon.

It is a real eye-opener regarding the structural oppression women still face in western societies. If you want to learn about gender equality, this book is not for you. What steps do you take on a daily basis to prevent yourselves from being sexually assaulted? Jonesboro was not so much a radical deviation from the norm—although the shooters were very young—as it was melodramatic evidence of the depth of the problem. Obviously both sexes are victimized.

Park in well-lit areas.

Jackson Katz gives us a work tackling the pernicious consequences of male gender socialization, the most serious of which is, clearly, male violence. Refresh and try again. Katz also tells us about some of the great programs he has done in this area. Sep 06, Andrea rated it it was amazing. That said, this is a powerful text for anyone involved in the struggle to challenge men’s violence against women.