The gender knot : unraveling our patriarchal legacy / Allan G. Johnson.

By: Johnson, Allan GPublisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2014Edition: Third editionDescription: xv, 305 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781439911839; 1439911835; 9781439911846; 1439911843Subject(s): Sex role | Patriarchy | Feminism | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gender Studies | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- General | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Women's Studies | Feminism | Patriarchy | Sex role | K�onsroller | Patriarkat | FeminismDDC classification: 305.3 LOC classification: HQ1075 | .J64 2014Other classification: SOC032000 | SOC026000 | SOC028000 Online resources: Additional Information at Google Books
Contents:
What is this thing called patriarchy?. Where are we? ; Patriarchy, the system : an it, not a he, a them, or an us ; Why Patriarchy? ; Ideology, myth, and magic : femininity, masculinity, and 'gender roles' ; Feminists and feminism -- Sustaining illusions, barriers to change. Thinking about patriarchy : war, sex, and work ; What patriarchy? ; It must be women -- Unraveling the patriarchal legacy. Shame, guilt, and responsibility ; What changes and what does not : manhood and violence ; What can we do? Unraveling the gender knot -- Appendix : Resources for unraveling the gender knot.
Summary: "New Third Edition! The Gender Knot, Allan Johnson's response to the pain and confusion that men and women experience by living with gender inequality, explains what patriarchy is and isn't, how it works, and what gets in the way of understanding and doing something about it. Johnson's simple yet powerful approach avoids the paralyzing trap of guilt, blame, anger, and defensive denial that often results from conversations about gender. This edition features: - Updated references, data, resources, and examples, especially in relation to issues of sexual orientation and gender identity (e.g., gay marriage, transgender/cisgender) - A glossary of terms - A new chapter, "What Changes and What Does Not: Manhood and Violence," that provides an extended analysis of the causes of men's violence as a patriarchal phenomenon "-- Provided by publisher.Summary: The Gender Knot, Allan Johnson's response to the pain and confusion that men and women experience by living with gender inequality, explains what patriarchy is and isn't, how it works, and what gets in the way of understanding and doing something about it. Johnson's simple yet powerful approach avoids the paralyzing trap of guilt, blame, anger, and defensive denial that often results from conversations about gender.
List(s) this item appears in: 2019 New Titles | Celebrating Women in STEM and the Workplace
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-289) and index.

What is this thing called patriarchy?. Where are we? ; Patriarchy, the system : an it, not a he, a them, or an us ; Why Patriarchy? ; Ideology, myth, and magic : femininity, masculinity, and 'gender roles' ; Feminists and feminism -- Sustaining illusions, barriers to change. Thinking about patriarchy : war, sex, and work ; What patriarchy? ; It must be women -- Unraveling the patriarchal legacy. Shame, guilt, and responsibility ; What changes and what does not : manhood and violence ; What can we do? Unraveling the gender knot -- Appendix : Resources for unraveling the gender knot.

"New Third Edition! The Gender Knot, Allan Johnson's response to the pain and confusion that men and women experience by living with gender inequality, explains what patriarchy is and isn't, how it works, and what gets in the way of understanding and doing something about it. Johnson's simple yet powerful approach avoids the paralyzing trap of guilt, blame, anger, and defensive denial that often results from conversations about gender. This edition features: - Updated references, data, resources, and examples, especially in relation to issues of sexual orientation and gender identity (e.g., gay marriage, transgender/cisgender) - A glossary of terms - A new chapter, "What Changes and What Does Not: Manhood and Violence," that provides an extended analysis of the causes of men's violence as a patriarchal phenomenon "-- Provided by publisher.

The Gender Knot, Allan Johnson's response to the pain and confusion that men and women experience by living with gender inequality, explains what patriarchy is and isn't, how it works, and what gets in the way of understanding and doing something about it. Johnson's simple yet powerful approach avoids the paralyzing trap of guilt, blame, anger, and defensive denial that often results from conversations about gender.

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