The Decline of Men

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Harper Collins, Oct 6, 2009 - Social Science - 320 pages
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Why are so many of today's supermen super-clueless?

Why do so many men prefer the escapist digitized world of Spike TV and Grand Theft Auto to the reality of their own lives?

An entire generation of men is slacking off. The struggle to redefine what being a man means in today's world has resulted in widespread male confusion, leading to rampant malaise, alienation, and disconnection. In this eye-opening exploration of this crisis of contemporary American manhood, award-winning journalist Guy Garcia sheds light on a problem that has wreaked havoc on the American family. Packed with startling statistics, informed by pop culture, and narrated in the entertaining style for which Guy Garcia is known, The Decline of Men is an important wake-up call to the distressing reality of the American male

  

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Review: The Decline of Men: How the American Male Is Tuning Out, Giving Up, and Flipping Off His Future--and Why Everyone Should Be Worried by What's at Stake

User Review  - Modern Girl - Goodreads

Started off great - facinsating first chapters. The talk about the women's liberation and impact was cathartic. The use of the word postfeminist thrilled me. But shortly after writing Ken's bio ... Read full review

Review: The Decline of Men: How the American Male Is Tuning Out, Giving Up, and Flipping Off His Future--and Why Everyone Should Be Worried by What's at Stake

User Review  - Delani - Goodreads

I have seen an astonishing number of articles & books about this very topic. Without exception, they have all blamed feminism to some degree. But Garcia's book took pains to point out that it's not ... Read full review

Contents

Samson Shorn
1
Eves Rib
29
Theres Something Terribly Wrong with Me
60
Mechanical Bulls
92
Fight Club
154
Boys Will Be Boys
190
Samson Unbound
253
Acknowledgments
285
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About the author (2009)

Guy Garcia was a staff writer at Time magazine for thirteen years. The author of Skin Deep and Obsidian Sky, he is also the founding editor of the urban website TotalNewYork.com. More recently, he has worked on the development of AOL Latin America, AOL International, and AOL Music.

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