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Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man
Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man by Susan Faludi 068812299X 9780688122997
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Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man by Susan Faludi

Hailed as remarkable and brilliant by New York Newsday, and even better than Backlash by the New York Review of Books, this masterful work is a revolutionary reassessment of what it is to be a man in modern America. If, as Susan Faludi asks us, men are the dominant sex, why do so many of them feel dominated and done in by the world?<P>With empathetic vision and astonishing compassion, Faludi travels deep into the meaning of male anguish, intimately chronicling the struggles of industrial workers, sports fans, combat veterans, evangelical husbands, media executives, movie stars, astronauts, and bad boys -- all whose sense that theyve lost their skills, jobs, civic roles, wives, teams, and secure futures is only one symptom of a larger and profound social collapse. By listening to these mens stories Faludi uncovers the buried history of how America made a set of promises to the men of the baby-boom generation, and then proceeded to break every one of them. Plying the same powerful journalistic and analytical skills that made Backlash one of the most important books of the 90s, Susan Faludi opens up a national discussion with

Author: Susan Faludi

Language: English

Edition: First Edition

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 672

Publisher: William Morrow

Publication Date: 1999-09-22

Our Price: $4.09

ISBN: 068812299X

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