The Shriver Report – Michael Kimmel

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Michael Kimmel

Michael S. Kimmel is University Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Stony Brook University.  He is the author of Angry White Men (2013), Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men (2008) Manhood in America (1996, 10th anniversary second edition, 2006), more than a dozen other books. He is the founder and editor of Men and Masculinities, the field’s premier scholarly journal, a book series on Gender and Sexuality at New York University Press, and edited the Sage Series on Men and Masculinities.  In 2013, he established the Center for the Study of Men and masculinities at Stony Brook University.  He lectures extensively in corporations and on campuses in the U.S. and abroad.

Gender Equality Is a Myth!
By Beyoncé Knowles-Carter
We need to stop buying into the myth about gender equality. It isn’t a reality yet. Today, women make up half of the U.S. workforce, but the average working woman earns only 77 percent of what the average working man makes. But unless women and men both say this is unacceptable, things will not change.  → Read More
A Woman's Nation Pushes Back from the Brink
Want to Help Women? Help Men.
In her thoughtful op-ed in the New York Times, family historian Stephanie Coontz answered the question ”How Can we Help Men?” with a ringing endorsement of gender equality: “By Helping Women,” she answered. I’d like to suggest the converse is equally true. How Can We Help Women? By Helping Men.  → Read More