Is Masculinity Toxic?
- In the wake of the #MeToo movement and the upsurge in feminist and men's rights activism, traditional masculinity has become a topic of impassioned debate. But what exactly do we mean by 'masculinity' and in what ways can it be said to be harmful?
- This incisive volume evaluates modern masculinity's capacity for good against its potential for destruction
- Reviews evolving definitions of masculinity since the age of chivalry and examines our current expectations about men's behaviours, roles and responsibilities
- Reveals societal pressure on men to act aggressively, suppress emotion and be in control, and the impact of being a 'real man' on self and others