Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men

Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men

Michael Kimmel


The passage from early life to maturity used to be transparent. this present day, turning out to be up has develop into extra complicated and complicated, as younger males float casually via university and beyond—hanging out, partying, twiddling with tech toys, observing activities. yet underneath the looks of an easy prolonged boyhood, a extra harmful social global has constructed, far-off from the normal signposts and cultural indications that when helped boys navigate their option to manhood—a territory Michael Kimmel has pointed out as "Guyland."

In mapping the troubling social international the place males at the moment are made, Kimmel deals a view into the minds and instances of America's sons, brothers, and boyfriends, and he works towards redefining what it capacity to be a guy today—and the following day. merely through figuring out this international and this lifestyles degree will we let younger males to chart their very own paths, remain real to themselves, and emerge thoroughly from Guyland as accountable and entirely shaped male adults.

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