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By Cynthia R. Daniels

Exposing Men examines how beliefs of masculinity have lengthy skewed our societal--and scientific--understanding of 1 of the pillars of male identification: reproductive wellbeing and fitness. basically with the hot public publicity of men's reproductive issues has the healthiness of the male physique been thrown into query, and besides it deeper masculine beliefs. while as soon as men's sexual and reproductive skills have been the main taboo of subject matters, this day erectile disorder is a multi-billion greenback company, and journal articles trumpet male reproductive decline with headlines reminiscent of "You're part the fellow Your Father Was." Cynthia R. Daniels casts a gimlet eye on our global of plummeting sperm counts, spiking reproductive cancers, sperm banks, and pharmacological therapies for impotence with a purpose to check the real country of male healthiness. What she reveals is male reproductive platforms broken by means of pollution and battle, and evidence piling up that males via sperm, move on damage to the kids they father. but, regardless of the facts that men's health and wellbeing, up to women's, considerably impacts the power in their offspring, Daniels additionally sees a society preserving directly to outmoded assumptions, one during which males forget about blatant health and wellbeing hazards as they fight to reside as much as antiquated rules of manliness.

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