The Decline of Males: The First Look at an Unexpected New World for Men and Women

The Decline of Males: The First Look at an Unexpected New World for Men and Women

by Lionel Tiger

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Overview

Why have sexual and family norms of American society changed so dramatically in the last few decades? Lionel Tiger presents a unique perspective, offering arresting evidence that the real issue is reproduction, a biological process. He argues that the spread of effective contraception, controlled by women, gives them the sole power to decide to, or not to, bear children. Removed from the process of reproduction, men have begun to feel obsolete, resulting in their unprecedented withdrawal from family systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312263119
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 09/02/2000
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 1,216,266
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Dr. Lionel Tiger is the Charles Darwin Professor of Anthropology at Rutgers University and author of nine books, including The Imperial Animal (with Robin Fox), Optimism: The Biology of Hope, The Pursuit of Pleasure, and Men in Groups.

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