9780465018420

Manning Up : How the Rise of Women Has Turned Men into Boys

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  • ISBN13:

    9780465018420

  • ISBN10:

    0465018424

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-03-01
  • Publisher: Perseus Books Group
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Summary

InManning Up, Manhattan Institute fellow andCity Journalcontributing editor Kay Hymowitz argues that the gains of the feminist revolution have had a dramatic, unanticipated effect on the current generation of young men. Traditional roles of family man and provider have been turned upside down as "pre-adult" men, stuck between adolescence and "real" adulthood, find themselves lost in a world where women make more money, are more educated, and are less likely to want to settle down and build a family. Their old scripts are gone, and young men find themselves adrift. Unlike women, they have no biological clock telling them it's time to grow up. Hymowitz argues that it's time for these young men to "man up."

Author Biography

Kay S. Hymowitz is the William E. Simon Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor of City Journal. She also writes for many major publications, including the New York Times , the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and The New Republic. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Adolescence Reduxp. 1
Preadults and their Brilliant Careersp. 21
The New Girl Orderp. 49
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Businesswomanp. 77
Child-Man in the Promised Landp. 109
Father of Child-Manp. 127
Love in a Time of Darwinismp. 141
Manning Up?p. 167
Notesp. 189
Acknowledgmentsp. 225
Indexp. 227
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