The Men’s Movement in Action

The Men’s Movement in Action Sex Roles (2011) 65:886–887 DOI 10.1007/s11199-011-0053-y BOOK REVIEW Misframing Men: The Politics of Contemporary Masculinities. By Michael Kimmel, New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University Press, 2010. 242 pp. $23.95 (paperback). ISBN: 978-0-8135-4763-3 Katrina L. Cooper Published online: 5 August 2011 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011 When asked to review Kimmel’s book, the local media in In the second section, Kimmel deconstructs the perceived my area was promoting two things that, having not read this zero sum situation often presented by anti-feminists. Whereas book, I likely would not have noticed. The first was “A these, largely right wing, individuals argue that feminism has, Catholic Gathering of Men,” a yearly seminar offered by by its very nature, put men at a disadvantage and has the Catholic Men’s Fellowship of Pittsburgh, targeted victimized men in a reverse discrimination, Kimmel suggests toward conversion and creating a faith-based definition of that not only is there a lack of evidence to support this masculinity (Catholic Men’s Fellowship 2011). The second position, but that thinking of issues in a zero sum way is was a national law firm with a branch in the area, which has detrimental to both men and women. As examples, Kimmel marketed itself Sex Roles Springer Journals

The Men’s Movement in Action

Sex Roles , Volume 65 (12) – Aug 5, 2011

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