The Hearts of Men: American Dreams and the Flight from Commitment

Front Cover
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Feb 9, 2011 - Social Science - 224 pages
5 Reviews
An explanation of recent sexual culture and the loosening of marriage bonds over the past 20 years.
  

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
1
4 stars
1
3 stars
2
2 stars
1
1 star
0

Review: The Hearts of Men: American Dreams and the Flight from Commitment

User Review  - Laurie - Goodreads

I was required to read this, but it was quick, easy, and even entertaining at times. While I didn't love it or deem it "Very Good" because I would never have picked it up on my own, I love Barbara Ehrenreich's writing style. She's one of my favorite scholarly authors. Read full review

Review: The Hearts of Men: American Dreams and the Flight from Commitment

User Review  - Heather Clitheroe - Goodreads

It's on my supplementary reading list for my upcoming class. Pretty interesting book so far. Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION Why Women Married
1
BREADWINNERS AND LOSERS Sanctions
14
EARLY REBELS The Gray Flannel
29
PLAYBOY JOINS THE BATTLE
42
REASONS OF THE HEART Cardiology
68
FROM CONFORMITY TO GROWTH
88
TIIE MALE REVOLT REDEEMED
117
BACKLASH The Antifeminist Assault
144
I1 CONCLUSION For Women Surviving
169
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2011)

Barbara Ehrenreich is the author of fourteen books, including the bestselling Nickel and Dimed and Bait and Switch. She lives in Virginia.

Bibliographic information