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  • Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.Copyright 2004 Wadsworth

    Chapter Four: Mens Movements in AmericaCopyright 2005 Wadsworth

    Profeminist Mens MovementsMale FeministsEgalitarian IdeologyWorked to Promote Womens RightsRhetorical IdentityPersonal Persuasion StrategiesTraitorous

    Chapter Four: Mens Movements in AmericaCopyright 2005 Wadsworth

    NOMAS-National Organization for Men Against SexismThree Issues:1.Ending Mens Violence Against Women2. Supporting Homophobia Education 3.Developing Profeminist Mens StudiesNOMAS-National Organization for Men Against Sexismhttp://www.nomas.org/sys-tmpl/

    Chapter Four: Mens Movements in AmericaCopyright 2005 Wadsworth

    Mens Antiviolence GroupsWhite Ribbon CampaignWearing Ribbon is a Pledge to Never Commit, Condone, or Remain QuietAntiviolence WorkshopsNot Male BashersSupport Womens Groups

    Chapter Four: Mens Movements in AmericaCopyright 2005 Wadsworth

    Mens Antiviolence GroupsMentors in Violence PreventionTeach Men about Aggression/Violence Linked to Masculine Cultural ViewCall Attention to Role of Bystanders in Preventing Violence

    Chapter Four: Mens Movements in AmericaCopyright 2005 Wadsworth

    Masculinist Mens MovementFree MenRestore Mens PrideProfeminists Not Part of MovementCorrect Discrimination Against MenMen Being Robbed of MasculinityMasculinist Mens Movement Free Menwww.ncfm.org

    Chapter Four: Mens Movements in AmericaCopyright 2005 Wadsworth

    Masculinist Mens MovementRandom House Mythopoetic MovementConcerned with Mens Personal Growth, Wholeness, BondingNeed to Rediscover Male Mode of FeelingFather Hunger

    Chapter Four: Mens Movements in AmericaCopyright 2005 Wadsworth

    Facts: Mythopoetic MovementMore than 50,000 men have participated in nature retreats at a cost of more than $200 per participant.MAN!, the national quarterly devoted to the movement, has more than 3,500 subscribers.Wingspan, another national quarterly of the movement, has a (free) circulation of more than 125,000 readers.In the Northeast alone, over 163 mythopoetic groups have been formed.Robert Blys book Iron John enjoyed over 30 weeks on the best seller list.Mythopoetics are largely White and middle class.Masculinist Mens Movement Robert Blyhttp://www.robertbly.com/

    Chapter Four: Mens Movements in AmericaCopyright 2005 Wadsworth

    Masculinist Mens MovementPromise KeepersRestore Mens Connection to Gods CommandmentsMen Leaders of Their FamiliesStrive to Keep Seven PromisesSupporters and Detractors Make Valid PointsMasculinist Mens Movement Promise Keepershttp://www.promisekeepers.org/Masculinist Mens Movement Promise Keepershttp://www.now.org/issues/right/pk.html

    Chapter Four: Mens Movements in AmericaCopyright 2005 Wadsworth

    Masculinist Mens MovementMillion Man March - Fall 1995Led by Louis FarrakhanRegister to VoteFight DrugsAgainst UnemploymentAgainst Violence

    Chapter Four: Mens Movements in AmericaCopyright 2005 Wadsworth

    Antifeminism: The BacklashIndividuals, Not Organized GroupsScapegoats FeminismHomemaking and Raising Children Responsibilities of Women

    Chapter Four: Mens Movements in AmericaCopyright 2005 Wadsworth

    Antifeminism: The BacklashThe Antisuffrage Movement -1848-1920Sought to Prevent Womens VoteNational Association Opposed to Womens Suffrage - 1970s

    Chapter Four: Mens Movements in AmericaCopyright 2005 Wadsworth

    Antifeminism: The BacklashFascinating, Total, Surrendered Women Advocated Return to Traditional Attitudes (Fascinating)Urged Women to Make Selves Sexually Irresistable (Total Woman)

    Chapter Four: Mens Movements in AmericaCopyright 2005 Wadsworth

    Antifeminism: The BacklashStop ERA Campaign Phyllis Schlafly Promiment SpokespersonPublic Speaking, Lobbying Legislators, and Courting Media

    Chapter Four: Mens Movements in AmericaCopyright 2005 Wadsworth

    Equal Rights AmendmentEquality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.

    Chapter Four: Mens Movements in AmericaCopyright 2005 Wadsworth

    Antifeminism: The BacklashContradictory Claims of Antifeminism Susan FaludiFeminism Source of Womens ProblemsWomen Have Never Had it So Good

    Chapter Four: Mens Movements in AmericaCopyright 2005 Wadsworth

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