The Decline of Men: How the American Male Is Getting Axed, Giving Up, and Flipping Off His Future

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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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User Review  - josh.oconner - LibraryThing

"The Decline of Men" isn't what you expect. When I first read the summary I envisioned some sort of counter-feminist rebuttal of women's rights, but what I found was an interesting venture into the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Michele Lee - Borders

In his study of the American male Guy Garcia exposes the ugly truth that all men want to hide but desperately need shown, our weakness in today’s age of networking and social strong arming. The author ... Read full review


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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 More recently, he has worked on the development of AOL Latin America, AOL International, and AOL Music.

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