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Concentrating on international examples of gender equality, this assortment explores non-dominant versions of masculinity that characterize gender fairness in pro-feminist methods. Essays discover new replacement types of masculinity through a large choice of latest authors and texts, starting from Paul Auster to Jonathan Franzen.

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A range of other forms of advocacy and mobilization among men complements the White Ribbon Campaign, including local events and marches. Men’s antiviolence activism globally is marked by further positive trends. There is an increasing body of scholarly evidence that, if done well, efforts to shift men’s violence-related attitudes and behaviors can work. Significant regional and international networks and organizations have emerged in the last decade. There is substantial support in some national government policies for engaging men in 38 Michael Flood prevention.

The public reception of men’s antiviolence work also is shaped by patriarchal privilege, with men’s efforts receiving greater media attention and interest than women’s, and men receiving praise and credit (especially from women) that is often out of proportion to their efforts (Flood, “Collective Struggles” 464). As Bridges (22–23) observes, 48 Michael Flood this norm of gratitude from women was clear for example at the start of various “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” marches. Men involved in advocacy to prevent and reduce men’s violence against women themselves recognize the tensions of negotiating male privilege.

1 (2007): 33–58. ———. ” Unpublished paper. University of Toronto, 2004. Donovan, F. ” Unpublished. PhD Exegesis, Melbourne, RMIT University, 2007. Flood, M. ” Handbook of Studies on Men and Masculinities. Ed. M. Kimmel, J. Hearn and R. Connell. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2005. 458–466. , K. Schwerma, and S. Beier, Fostering Caring Masculinities. Berlin: Documentation of the German Gender Expert Study, 2007. Goode, W. ” Rethinking the Family: Some Feminist Questions. Ed. B. Thorpe and M. Yalan. New York: Longman, 1982.

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