The Resource The man they wanted me to be : toxic masculinity and a crisis of our own making, Jared Yates Sexton., (ebook)

The man they wanted me to be : toxic masculinity and a crisis of our own making, Jared Yates Sexton., (ebook)

Label
The man they wanted me to be : toxic masculinity and a crisis of our own making
Title
The man they wanted me to be
Title remainder
toxic masculinity and a crisis of our own making
Statement of responsibility
Jared Yates Sexton.
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author of The People Are Going to Rise Upon Your Shore turns his keen eye to our current crisis of masculinity using his upbringing in rural Indiana to examine the personal and societal dangers of the patriarchy. Based on his provocative and popular New York Times op-ed, The Man They Wanted Me to Be is both memoir and cultural analysis. Jared Yates Sexton alternates between an examination of his working class upbringing and historical, psychological, and sociological sources that examine the genesis of toxic masculinity and its consequences for society. As progressivism changes American society, and globalism shifts labor away from traditional manufacturing, the roles that have been prescribed to men since the Industrial Revolution have been rendered as obsolete. Donald Trump's campaign successfully leveraged male resentment and entitlement, and now, with Trump as president and the rise of the #MeToo movement, it's clear that our current definitions of masculinity are outdated and even dangerous. Deeply personal and thoroughly researched, The Man They Wanted Me to Be examines how we teach boys what's expected of men in America, and the long-term effects of that socialization-which include depression, shorter lives, misogyny, and suicide. Sexton turns his keen eye to the establishment of the racist patriarchal structure which has favored white men, and investigates the personal and societal dangers of such outdated definitions of manhood
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Sexton, Jared
Dewey number
818/.603
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Sexton, Jared
  • Authors, American
  • Journalists
  • Men
  • Masculinity
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The man they wanted me to be : toxic masculinity and a crisis of our own making, Jared Yates Sexton., (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781640091825
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12317137
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12317137
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The man they wanted me to be : toxic masculinity and a crisis of our own making, Jared Yates Sexton., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781640091825
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12317137
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12317137
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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