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Jackson katz argues that there is a crisis in masculinity and that some of the guises offered to men as a solution (eg, rugged individualism, violence) come loaded with attendant dangers to women, as well as other men. Domestic violence and sexual abuse are often called women's issues but in this bold, blunt talk, jackson katz points out that these are intrinsically men's issues -- and shows how these violent behaviors are tied to definitions of manhood.
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