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
Publisher: Temple University Press,U.S.
Number of pages: 322
Weight: 572 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 23 mm
"The Gender Knot illuminates vast areas of previously unexamined and unnamed effects of 'power over' social systems, and provides a beacon of hope and a message of courage. This book is brilliant and life-changing"-Judith V Jordan, Ph.D., Director of the Jean Baker Miller Training Institute, Wellesley Centers for Women, and Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School