You are here

Download E-books Exposing Men: The Science and Politics of Male Reproduction PDF

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.

Show description

Read Online or Download Exposing Men: The Science and Politics of Male Reproduction PDF

Similar Feminist Theory books

The Impossibility of Perfection: Aristotle, Feminism, and the Complexities of Ethics

Most folk imagine that the trouble of balancing occupation and personal/family relationships is the fault of present-day society or is because of their very own inadequacies. yet during this significant new publication, eminent ethical thinker Michael Slote argues that the trouble runs a lot deeper, that it truly is because of the crucial nature of the divergent items eager about this type of selection.

The Hysterical Male: New Feminist Theory (Culture Texts)

The Hysterical Male is designed as a thematically focussed exploration of gender politics within the Nineties. Initiated as a spouse quantity to physique Invaders it presents an excessive, provocative and artistic theorization of feminism less than the failing signal of male hystericization.

Feminism and Linguistic Theory

Feminism has consistently regarded the significance of language in either conception and perform; the hot feminist scholarship of the final two decades has made broad use of theories approximately language in makes an attempt to appreciate and rework women's lives. Feminism and Linguistic idea is a severe creation to this evolving physique of labor.

Additional info for Exposing Men: The Science and Politics of Male Reproduction

Show sample text content

Rated 4.35 of 5 – based on 14 votes