April 11, 2019


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.

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Somewhere along the line, I discovered this as a recommended read, so I purchased it.

The book is well-written and provides many important insights that might be useful to educators, leaders, and the general public, but particularly those who identify as male. I don’t think about it.

If a woman is going to be murdered by her male partner, the time she is most vulnerable is after she leaves him. pwradox

It pains me to say how radical it is jwckson read a book that was written by a man that respects all people so much. What steps do you take on a daily basis to prevent yourselves from being sexually assaulted? Because as we all know, not all men are rapists and abusive, but t Fantastic Book. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

The Macho Paradox | Jackson Katz

He lived with an elite status within a powerful peer-group as a young man. It is not enough not to commit these acts oneself – men must also speak out against other men who are sexist or violent. Be careful not to drink too much. The book is well-written and provides many important insights that might be useful to educators, leaders, and the general public, but particularly those who identify a This book tackles the truth that sexual violence is a male issue.

Watch what I wear. Gender violence – rape, battering, sexual abuse, sexual harassment – dramatically impacts millions of individuals pzradox families in contemporary American society. Katz’s points are very interesting, if perhaps the examples are somewhat dated.


Paraddox has lectured on hundreds of college and high school campuses and has conducted hundreds of professional trainings, seminars, and wo JacksonKatz is one of America’s leading anti-sexist male activists.

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One of jacksom best things about this book is its honesty. Make sure to have a car or cab fare. If you want to learn about gender equality, this book is not for you. Apr 11, Janelle Bonura rated it it was amazing. In order to dramatically expand the number of men who make these issues a priority, there is no better motivating force than jacskon power of men’s intimate connection to women.

Patriarchal oppression is still very much a part of mainstream American culture, it seems. Great resource, I think every male-identified men should read paadox book. So Miller ran a successful advertising campaign with well-known, respected, and very manly football players drinking Miller Lite in a bar with their friends, to show that it’s okay for real men to drink light beer.

He is also the creator and co-creator of educational videos for college and high school students, including Tough Guise: May 24, Carmen something rated it liked it. I’d certainly like to see an update to this book. Highly recommend reading it!

View all 3 comments. Don’t get on elevators with only one man, or with a group of men. I regret ever reading this and I hope that I will never have to take another book like this into my hands. Have an unlisted phone number. Look in the back seat of the car before getting in. Besides how common violence against women is, the other shocking thing is the myriad ways in which violent masculinity is socially reinforced.

Refresh and try again. This book has made me look at everyday situations in a different light and more aware of latent and subconscious cultural pressures that men largely unknowingly are part of.


To ask other readers questions about The Macho Paradoxplease sign up. Violence Against Women is a Men’s Issue Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I think the relevance of his pop paraxox references was something else that made this book even more horrifying to read.

Jonesboro was not so much kazt radical deviation from the norm—although the shooters were very young—as it was melodramatic evidence of the depth of the problem.

Jackson Katz

Katz knows how to cut to the core of the issues, demonstrating undeniably that stopping the degradation of women should be every man’s priority. Dec 04, Kristine Olsen rated it really liked it. Carry Mace of pepper spray. Katz discredits the notion that a person is likely to get violent when they have “blown a fuse”. He has a wealth of material available, including an educational video titled, “Tough Guise: Want to Read Currently Reading Jckson.

The program is effective in the military as well, and the author has created a version for use with the Marines. An educator, author, filmmaker, and cultural theorist, he is internationally recognized for his groundbreaking work in the field of gender violence prevention education and critical media literacy.

As a leading anti-sexist teacher, trainer, and leader, Katz 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 s First published inthis book as current events and dialogue have pointed out, is still timely and important read.

Feb 25, Martin rated it really liked it. Yes, men are victims too.