Feminism with Men: Bridging the Gender Gap

Feminism with Men: Bridging the Gender Gap

by Steven P. Schacht, Doris W. Ewing


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780742541696
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/28/2004
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.42(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.86(d)

About the Author

Steven P. Schacht, (1960-2003), served as professor in the Department of Sociology at Plattsburgh State University of New York. The bulk of his research over the past 10 years was ethnographic in approach, exploring issues of gender identity and gender construction. He also served as co-editor of Feminism and Men: Reconstructing Gender Relations with Doris Ewing, and Forging Radical Alliances Across Difference: Coalition Politics for a New Millennium with Jill Bystydzienski. Steve openly and honestly battled colon cancer for five years, dying in 2003 with the same passion and equanimity with which he lived. Doris W. Ewing is a professor emeritus of sociology at Southwest Missouri State University. Her primary areas of research and teaching are race, class, gender and disability. She has been active in community organizing and has previously co-authored a book and several articles on men and feminism with Steven P. Schacht.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1The Stalled Revolution1
Chapter 2Why Men Should Be Feminists: Steve's Story23
Chapter 3How Patriarchy Wounds Us All: Doris's Story41
Chapter 4The Crumbling of Patriarchy: Equality as the Wave of the Future59
Chapter 5Envisioning Alternatives to the Contemporary Manhood-Making Machine75
Chapter 6Becoming a (Pro)Feminist95
Chapter 7Being a (Pro)Feminist119
Chapter 8(Pro)Feminist Parenting: Learning How to Mother and Be a Positive Feminist Role Model135
Chapter 9Feminist Women and (Pro)Feminist Men: Moving from Uneasy to Radical Alliance151
Chapter 10Undoing the Original Phallic Sin: Envisioning a Fourth Wave of Feminism165
About the Authors203

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