Masculinity in the Twenty-First Century

Masculinity in the Twenty-First Century

by M. M. Eboch


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Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints continues the tradition of Greenhaven Publishing's critically acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series, helping students gain an awareness of current issues and develop critical-thinking skills. Designed to help introduce students to the often overwhelming concept of opposing perspectives, this series presents a wealth of information on contemporary issues in a colorful, easy-to-read format. In addition to a diverse array of perspectives, each Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints volume includes appealing features designed to help students Understand the complexities of current issues: Full-color photographs, charts, graphs, and cartoons supplement the text, Sidebars present easy-to-understand statistics, Engaging fact boxes provide at-a-glance information, Questions that focus on vocabulary aid reading comprehension, Annotated bibliography, websites, and organizations to contact supplement student research

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781534503625
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 08/15/2018
Series: Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints Series
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 5

Introduction 7

Chapter 1 Is Patriarchy Good or Bad?

1 Gender Is Based on Society's Expectations Amée LaTour 11

2 Long Live the Patriarchy, the Natural Order of Society Eric Crowley 18

3 Patriarchy Encourages a Dangerous Toxic Entitlement Lisa Wade 25

4 Feminism Today Is Fighting the Wrong Battles Cathy Young 31

5 The Kyriarchy, Not Patriarchy Lives On Nichi Hodgson 37

Chapter 2 How Do Boys Learn to Be Men?

1 Men Are Falling Behind Women in College CollegeStats 43

2 Creating Role Models for Men Jack Myers 51

3 Changing Roles Let Men Nurture Children David Shaw 55

4 The Soldier Is Undergoing an Image Change Jennifer Mathers 59

5 Good Fathers Come in Many Forms American Psychological Association 63

6 Offices Perpetuate the Rigid Structures of Masculinity Avivah Wittenberg-Cox 71

Chapter 3 What Can the Modern Man Be?

1 The Past Can Inspire Healthy Views of Masculinity Today Billy Dumais 78

2 Love Is the Key to Becoming Good Men Tom Matlack 84

3 Can the Modern Man Evolve Like the Modern Woman? Abigail Collazo 90

4 Let's Get Queer About Gender Joseph Gelfer 96

5 The Modern Man Can Be Anything Jemimah Steinfeld 101

Facts About Masculinity in the Twenty-First Century 106

Organizations to Contact 109

For Further Reading 112

Index 117

Picture Credits 120

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