American men are in a crisis. We see the consequences all around us: the alarming increase in male unemployment and homelessness, punitive custody laws that deprive men of their children, and high-pressure competitive jobs that leave men vulnerable to stress-related diseases and substance abuse. Kimbrell brilliantly shows these are not the problems of "fringe" groups or misfits, but of every man living and working in our society. From the laws of enclosure to the steep decline in real wage, Kimbrell shows how men have been steadily undermined and a destructive masculine mystique created.
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Kimbrell's prescription for the ``grim condition of the American male'' involves what he calls a gender revolution, one based on the rediscovery of masculinity as ``a primal generative and creative force.'' A public-interest attorney and environmental activist, Kimbrell offers sound analysi...| Read Full Review of Masculine Mystique