Feminism And Men : Nikki Van Der …

Feminism And Men : Nikki Van Der Gaag

Overview: ‘Globally, girls have at all times been the forefront within the battle for gender equality. Yet as this ebook argues so persuasively we urgently wish to have interaction males all over within the procedure, thereby permitting each men and women extra freedom to pursue their complete humanity, wholeness and stability. An very important textual content for all the ones enticing with building research or any side of gendered schooling and well being.’ Lynne Segal, writer of Why Feminism? ‘This ebook is considerate, insightful, and an efficient mixture of idea and private narratives which construct a robust case in regards to the significance of feminism embracing males and males embracing feminism.’ Michael Kaufman, co-founder of the White Ribbon Campaign ‘Men’s relation to feminism has lengthy been a contentious factor, irresolvable by means of a easy sure or no. Which is what makes Nikki van der Gaag’s ebook so treasured: she teases out other strands of engagement and strengthen in various venues. It’s no longer a query of whether or not or no longer males can "be" feminists, however a query of ways and the place, and the way they continue to be responsible.’ Michael Kimmel, Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies, Stony Brook University, writer of Angry White Men and The Guy’s Guide to Feminism ‘Nikki van der Gaag effectively comprises world voices within the dialog about males and feminism. With its consideration to problems of labor, schooling, caregiving and violence, this ebook is a great addition for all the ones looking for gender justice international.’ Shira Tarrant, PhD, writer Men and Feminism and Men Speak Out: Views on Gender, Sex, and Power. ‘Thoroughly researched, engagingly written and refreshingly world in scope, Feminism and Men contributes considerably to the ongoing debate over males’s function in feminism. Nikki van der Gaag exhaustively examines her matter from more than one angles – political, financial, social, mental and ancient – to verify her argument that males should be extra absolutely engaged within the battle for gender justice.’ Alyson Cole, Professor of Political Science and Women’s Studies, City University of New York, and writer of The Cult of True Victimhood: From the War on Welfare to the War on Terror