Why Men Are the Way They Areby Warren Farrell, McGraw-Hill Publishing
For 20 years, over 100,000 men and women have experienced the other sex's point of view in Dr. Farrell's workshops. As a result, he has new theories about the reasons love, intimacy and commitment mean
The way the sexual revolution and the women's movement has affected women has been well documented in the last two decades. But what have these movements done to men?
For 20 years, over 100,000 men and women have experienced the other sex's point of view in Dr. Farrell's workshops. As a result, he has new theories about the reasons love, intimacy and commitment mean different things to women and men; what makes people successful at the office but unsuccessful at home; when a discussion between a man and a woman is helpful and when it is harmful; and how men are much less "powerful" than was ever thought possible.
Here is the book for every woman who wants to understand the men in her life--and for every man who wants to understand himself." (Publisher's Source)
- Penguin Publishing Group
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- 18 Years
Meet the Author
Warren Farrell, Ph.D., is the author of Women Can't Hear What Men Don't Say and The Myth of Male Power. Dr. Farrell taught at the School of Medicine of the University of California in San Diego, and has taught psychology, sociology, and political science at Georgetown, Rutgers, and Brooklyn College. He is the only man elected three times to the board of N.O.W. in New York City. He lives in Encinitas, California.
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It is obvious that the author has put a lot of thought into this book. It leaves the reader with a lot to ponder.
This book is a must read for anyone in a serious rlationship, or who is considering a serious relationship with the opposite sex. Dr. Farrell thoughtfully articulates the incredibly different ways that men and women approach love and relationships. Reading this and some of Dr. Farrell's other books have opened my eyes to how media, culture, and society shape the way we treat individuals. They have shed light on how both men and women have placed men into a category of 'the disposable sex.' If nothing else, it articulates why men and women react very differently to similar situations, and what we need to do as a society to empower both men and women in relationships. When I read this book, sometimes I have to set it aside because it makes me angry and sad. Dr. Farrell exposes reverse discrimination at every level of society, and to see this discrimination (and examples of discrimination published in prominent studies and articles) carefully documented and footnoted provides an authenticity to theories that I've always felt but never have been put into words. He has empowered me as both a man and as a member of society. Everyone should have to read this book. It is liberating to know that there are millions of other men in the world that have many of the same ideas about society that I have. Thank you, Warren.