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Spreading misandry : the teaching of contempt for men in popular culture

Author: Paul Nathanson; Katherine K Young
Publisher: Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2001.
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The authors argue that since the 1990s men have been portrayed in film, television, and even on greeting cards as evil, inadequate, or honorary women. They urge us to rethink assumptions about men that result in stereotypes that foster contempt.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Nathanson; Katherine K Young
ISBN: 0773522727 9780773522725 0773530991 9780773530997
OCLC Number: 46809278
Description: xv, 370 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: misandry in popular culture --
Laughing at men: the last of Vaudeville --
Looking down on men: separate but unequal --
Bypassing men: women alone together --
Blaming men: a history of their own --
Dehumanizing men: from bad boys to beasts --
Demonizing men: the devil is a man --
Making the world safe for ideology: the roots of misandry --
Conclusion --
Appendix 1: quasi-misandric movies --
Appendix 2: the misandric week on television --
Appendix 3: misandric movie genres --
Appendix 4: populist or elitist: talk shows in the context of democracy --
Appendix 5: deconstructionists and Jacques Derrida, founding hero --
Appendix 6: film theory and ideological feminism --
Appendix 7: into the twenty-first century.
Responsibility: Paul Nathanson and Katherine K. Young.

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Discusses misandry in moral terms rather than psychological or sociological ones and refers not only to feminism but to political ideologies. This book illuminates the context of this problem,  Read more...

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