Kimmel, Michael. Guyland: The perilous world where boys become men. NY: Harper Collins. ISBN Throughout the book, Kimmel examines the rites of passage through which guys achieve validation from their peer group.
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The Shopping Cart is currently empty. Advanced Search. View Enlarged Image. Kimmel is an empathic tour guide to a hidden landscape of post-adolescent posturing and predation. Magazine and the Women's Media Center "In this important new film Michael Kimmel explores the meaning of masculinity today and why so many young men are struggling in coping with the demands of adulthood.
Insightful, provocative and illuminating, Guyland probes the complex issues facing young men today and helps us to understand why and how things have changed. Guyland is a powerful exploration of what it means to be a young man today. Rich with popular culture imagery and insightful analysis, this film is sure to provide just the right sort of provocation for passionate discussion and critical reflection.
I can't wait to use Guyland in the classroom. Messner Author of Some Men: Feminist Allies and the Movement to End Violence Against Women "Michael Kimmel electrifies, mixing pop culture references with gender theory to make this lecture a rare and invaluable resource for college students everywhere.
Captivating and informative, this is a video that all college students need to see. I will definitely be using it in all of my courses. Full of great examples from movies, television, sociological studies and real-life experiences, Guyland will engage, stimulate and inspire discussions that need to happen. A pitch-perfect introduction to what it means to be a guy -- and the consequences for girls -- in Many contemporary film and television clips persuasively illustrate how young guys today continuously attempt to prove their masculinity in a society still perpetuating gender inequality.
Kimmel's provocative lecture based on his book Guyland will generate many powerful classroom discussions about a wide-range of gender issues facing most colleges today. It's a minute resource for year-old guys who want to figure out just what kind of a man they want to become. Michael Kimmel's insights and lots of poignant media clips combine to explain how so many young males seem to be "deer in the headlights" of historical changes in gender relations, work, family, and sexuality.
Guyland reveals how conformity to traditional masculinity can hurt both men and women, and better still, it will help male viewers rethink and reshape their life and identity. Best Professor of Sociology and Chair in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at George Mason University " Guyland brings Michael Kimmel's bestselling book to the big screen in a concise and accessible way, exploring the perils of masculinity for men in their late teens and early twenties -- and the women with whom they interact.
Kimmel is especially astute in his exploration of the ways that hook-up culture, despite its proponents' claims of egalitarianism, ends up perpetuating gender inequality. The combination is a potent message that achieves instructors' goals while hailing students with recognizable analysis of the worlds they live in.
Michael Kimmel has produced the most telling examination of the world of compulsory heterosexual masculinity. While presented with some humour, no one who views this video can remain under any illusion that there is something drastically amiss in 'guyland' today. One step to redressing the ongoing tragedy of modern masculinity would be to make this video compulsory viewing in every school in the country. It portrays issues of gender and masculinity with insight and humor. I am confident it will be a big hit in the classroom.
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The Shopping Cart is currently empty. Advanced Search. View Enlarged Image. Kimmel is an empathic tour guide to a hidden landscape of post-adolescent posturing and predation. Magazine and the Women's Media Center "In this important new film Michael Kimmel explores the meaning of masculinity today and why so many young men are struggling in coping with the demands of adulthood. Insightful, provocative and illuminating, Guyland probes the complex issues facing young men today and helps us to understand why and how things have changed.
Book Review: “Guyland: The perilous world where boys become men” by Michael Kimmel
The great question haunting our lifestyle journalists — are our daughters having healthy, empowering sex? One-fifth of all year-olds live with their parents. Young middle-class white men feel the relative decline in their status particularly acutely, Kimmel argues. Their privileges are under siege. Women compete with them in the work force.