Legalizing Misandry: From Public Shame to Systemic Discrimination Against Men

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McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, Mar 21, 2006 - Social Science - 672 pages
Lurid and sensationalized events such as the public response to Lorena Bobbitt after she cut off her abusive husband's penis, prurient fascination provoked by Anita Hill's allegations about Clarence Thomas, and the exploitation of the mass murder of fourteen women in Montreal have been processed through popular culture since the 1990s to produce pervasive misandry - contempt for men, the counterpart of misogyny.
 

Contents

MEN ON TRIAL THE COURT OF PUBLIC OPINION
1
RIGHTS ON TRIAL MONEY MATTERS
79
SEX ON TRIAL FROM LIBERATION TO SEPARATION
157
SOCIETY ON TRIAL FROM CLASSROOM TO LEGISLATURE
267
APPENDICES
327
Notes
493
Index
621
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