MEN'S RESPONSES TO FEMINISM AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY

@article{Kimmel1987MENSRT,
  title={MEN'S RESPONSES TO FEMINISM AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY},
  author={Michael Kimmel},
  journal={Gender \& Society},
  year={1987},
  volume={1},
  pages={261 - 283}
}
  • M. Kimmel
  • Published 1987
  • Sociology
  • Gender & Society
This article examines the variety of men's responses to feminism in late nineteenthand early twentieth-century United States through texts that addressed the claims raised by the turn-of-the-century women's movements. Antifeminist texts relied on traditional arguments, as well as Social Darwinist and natural law notions, to reassert the patriarchal family and to oppose women's suffrage and participation in the public sphere. Masculinist texts sought to combat the purported feminization of… Expand
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