From Panthers to Promise Keepers Rethinking the Men s Movement Written for a general audience From Panthers to Promise Keepers draws on years of readings about interviews with and intimate observations of the men and networks who were involved in what some hav

  • Title: From Panthers to Promise Keepers: Rethinking the Men's Movement
  • Author: Judith Newton
  • ISBN: 9780847691302
  • Page: 267
  • Format: Paperback
  • Written for a general audience, From Panthers to Promise Keepers draws on years of readings about, interviews with, and intimate observations of the men and networks who were involved in what some have called the men s movement Focusing on the decades between 1950 and 2000 in the U.S From Panthers to Promise Keepers places networks of gay men and of black men and womWritten for a general audience, From Panthers to Promise Keepers draws on years of readings about, interviews with, and intimate observations of the men and networks who were involved in what some have called the men s movement Focusing on the decades between 1950 and 2000 in the U.S From Panthers to Promise Keepers places networks of gay men and of black men and women at the center of its investigations, exploring some of the unexpected ways in which these seemingly marginal networks were precursors to, rather than mere followers of, the white and heterosexual men s groups that followed and that became the objects of media attention This study also demonstrates that networks with radically different positions on important social issues nonetheless shared two related activities criticizing individualist, self making values and attempting, through surprisingly similar ritual practices, to construct ideals of masculinity that were expressive of vulnerability, tenderness, and care Men s politically varied efforts to refashion masculine ideals during the last 50 years have contributed to a different global climate with respect to masculinities Near the end of the 1990s, agencies such as UNESCO helped the reform of masculine ideals become widely seen as a necessary component of movements for social justice and a culture of peace Current efforts to revive a aggressive and force based masculine ideal, a masculinity for a culture of war, are one of many testaments to the cultural resonance of what has been called the men s movement.

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    1. This book is a great initial survey of the "mens movement". Only, in writing about the "movement" it becomes clear that there are have been many organized attempts made by men to reshape masculine values and they don't fit into neat categorical politics boxes. Reading this book expanded my understanding of gender politics and gave great historical examples of different groups of men that have challenged masculine norms in a variety of ways. MUST READ for any guy with a burgeoning interest in gen [...]

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