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By Helen Franks

ISBN-10: 0415637082

ISBN-13: 9780415637084

What do males think in regards to the women’s move? How has it replaced them, if in any respect? to aim and solution those questions Helen Franks talked to many males and drew upon study in Britain, the U.S. and Australia. She interviewed males from all social teams – company executives, writers, manufacturing facility staff, shopkeepers – and every age, from fifteen to fifty-nine. They incorporated divorced males, husbands, homosexual males, and a few who had ‘swapped roles’ with the ladies of their lives.

She discovered a few impressive effects. All males, no matter what their angle to girls, appear to be affected, to not say threatened, via feminism. In those pages she records the options – usually harassed – of very other forms of guys on sharing home tasks; ladies as colleagues; sexual behaviour; pornography; gayness; friendship with different males; fatherhood and marriage.

Helen Franks is a sympathetic listener. A dedicated feminist, she pulls no punches in her criticisms of conventional male attitudes. yet she believes that the issues males locate in responding constructively to feminism are substantial. in the end, males haven't any broad-based ‘men’s move’ to maintain them. and she or he argues that patriarchal society oppresses males, simply as, even though otherwise, it does women.

The feminist classics of the Sixties and Seventies replaced women’s lives through revealing a global of shared reports and unfulfilled strength. The time has come to do a similar for men.

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