Sex Roles (2009) 60:447–450 DOI 10.1007/s11199-008-9530-3 BOOK REVIEW Does Feminism Discriminate Against Men? A Debate. Point/Counterpoint Series. Warren Farrell with Steven Svoboda vs. James P. Sterba. Edited by James P. Sterba. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008, 258 pp. $17.95 (paperback). ISBN 978-0-19-531283-6 Daphne Patai Published online: 17 September 2008 # Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2008 In this volume in Oxford’s Point/Counterpoint Series (edited The format, brevity, and contrasting perspectives presented by James P. Sterba), Warren Farrell and James Sterba take in the book make it useful for courses in women’s studies opposing positions on the question posed in the title. Farrell and related areas. gets the first half of the book, and goes through thirteen key Any discussion of whether feminism discriminates issues item by item: men’s studies; power; the military; health against men will naturally depend on what one understands and mortality; domestic violence; rape, sex, and love; the feminism to be and to have achieved. As a result, the most criminal justice system; work and earnings; the double day; useful approach to the book is to focus on the underlying marriage, divorce, and child custody; popular culture and the differences in the perspectives of
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