By Warren Farrell
Does feminism provide a much-needed voice to girls in a patriarchal global? Or is the area not likely patriarchal? Has feminism began to point the taking part in box in an international during which ladies are extra frequently paid much less at paintings and abused at domestic? Or are girls paid both for a similar paintings and never abused extra at domestic? Does feminism aid equality in schooling and within the army, or does it discriminate opposed to males via ignoring such concerns as male-only draft registration and boys lagging at the back of in school?
The in basic terms publication of its variety, this quantity deals a pointy, energetic, and provocative debate at the influence of feminism on males. Warren Farrell--an overseas best-selling writer and chief in either the early women's and present men's movements--praises feminism for commencing ideas for ladies yet criticizes it for demonizing males, distorting facts, and undervaluing the relatives. In reaction, James P. Sterba--an acclaimed thinker and ardent suggest of feminism--maintains that the feminist stream offers a long-neglected voice to ladies in a male-dominated global and that males will not be an oppressed gender in brand new the US. Their wide-ranging debate covers own concerns, from love, intercourse, courting, and rape to family violence, divorce, and baby custody. Farrell and Sterba additionally glance through their contrasting lenses at systemic matters, from the college process to the felony justice procedure; from the media to the army; and from healthiness care to the workplace.
A excellent booklet to get scholars considering and debating, Does Feminism Discriminate opposed to males? A Debate is perfect for classes in gender experiences, sociology, psychology, economics, feminist philosophy, and modern ethical concerns. it's also compelling studying for somebody drawn to the way forward for women and men.
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