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Title The future of men : masculinity in the twenty-first century / Jack Myers
Imprint San Francisco, California : Inkshares, [2016]

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Edition First edition
Descript 327 pages ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-327)
Why I wrote this book -- Men: past and present. Are even the good ones bad? -- The future of men: just the facts -- Men: confused, challenged, conflicted -- The age of the dominant male has passed -- Deny, deny, deny: men's destructive instinct to lie -- Men and personal intimacy disorder -- Sex sells and so do moronic men -- Eyes wide open: a new sexual revolution -- Women taking control in the bedroom -- Sisters going their own way -- Heterosexual women and gay men: the new relationship -- TV and media: reflecting change, leading change. Will & Grace: the TV series that changed America -- The medium is the man -- Nerds and geeks: the new 'real men' -- News anchors reflecting societal shifts -- TV feminists: leading or following society? -- Gender convergence and women's struggles. Gender convergence -- Women's struggle for ascendance -- Men, women, and power: the new reality. Men are now the undereducated gender -- Politics and the slowly shifting sands of time -- How men can adapt to the new world -- The future of men (and women) globally -- Stories from a woman's heart. Reality from a female point of view -- Lara's story: it's no longer a male-dominated world -- Nicky's story, as told by his mom: what are we teaching our sons? -- Michelle's story: being a perfect 1950s girl -- Ava's story: communication versus confrontation -- Tina's story: you can't change a man -- Mary M.'s story: hey, man, it's not all about you -- Carol's story: managing from a woman's perspective -- Lizz's story: men don't want women who are too opinionated -- The future of men. What can we learn from the last matriarchal tribe? -- Summarizing masculinity in the twenty-first century -- Acknowledgments -- About the author -- Bibliography -- About Inkshares
"After being told all their lives to 'be a man' and 'man up', men are now rejecting the macho stereotype and instead developing empathy, getting in touch with their emotions, and becoming more sensitive in their relationships. Women are gaining ground in business, culture, education, relationships, and politics as traditional male and female roles disappear. The Future of Men: Masculinity in the Twenty-First Century prepares men and women for this shift in gender norms. As the definition of a 'real man' evolves, understanding the future of men in business, politics, sports, education, relationships, and parenting will be essential for men to maintain psychological well-being, strengthen their self-esteem and sexual self-confidence, and rewire their emotional lives. The Future of Men provides tools to help men, and especially younger men, recognize and embrace new behaviors that are required for health and happiness at work, at home, and in their relationships."--Jacket
Subject 2000-2099
Men -- United States -- 21st century
Men -- United States -- Attitudes -- 21st century
Masculinity -- United States -- 21st century
Men -- Attitudes.
Män -- attityder
United States
Förenta staterna
Classmark 305.3109/05
ISBN/ISSN 9781941758656
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