“Changing men” and feminist politics in the United States

@article{Messner1993ChangingMA,
  title={“Changing men” and feminist politics in the United States},
  author={Michael A. Messner},
  journal={Theory and Society},
  year={1993},
  volume={22},
  pages={723-737}
}
  • M. Messner
  • Published 1 October 1993
  • Sociology
  • Theory and Society
In recent years, U.S. men have responded to and at times initiated changes in the personal and social relations of gender. There is an increasing cultural preoccupation with men's roles as fathers.1 Gay liberationists and anti-sexist men are confronting heterosexism and male domination in society,2 while some academic men contribute to the feminist challenge to phallocentric curricula.3 Meanwhile, born-again Christians are subtly re-defining women's and men's "god-given roles,"4 while… 
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