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

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

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

User Review  - Carl Hesler - Goodreads

4.5 stars. I skipped the chapter on Playboy (didn't want to read it), but the rest was excellent. I say "excellent" because it was well-written and well-researched. Also, Ehrenreich's analysis of ... Read full review

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

User Review  - David Gillette - Goodreads

The argument is that after the Second World War, white men in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe revolted against the traditional duties of masculinity. Raising and supporting a family came ... Read full review

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.

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