Masculinism and the Antifeminist Countermovement

  title={Masculinism and the Antifeminist Countermovement},
  author={M{\'e}lissa Blais and Francis Dupuis-D{\'e}ri},
  journal={Social Movement Studies},
  pages={21 - 39}
Little research has been done on antifeminism, whether from the perspective of the sociology of social movements or even of women's studies. Yet, a particular form of antifeminism has been at work for a number of years, more specifically, masculinism. Its discourse claims that men are in crisis because of the feminization of society and it mobilizes primarily around issues pertaining to the interests of fathers and spouses (divorce laws, alimony, child custody, violence). This article examines… 

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