Here are a very small sample of some good books related to Men’s Issues:
Culture and Politics
Boys and Young Men
The Link, November 7, 2011: No to Movember: Share the Funds, Shave the ‘Stache (Men’s Health, Misandry)
Ottawa Citizen, November 14, 2011: Cold Cases: Ottawa’s 41 unsolved homicide victims since 1966 (Violence against men)
Wall Street Journal, November 11, 2011: Generation Jobless: Young Men Suffer Worst as Economy Staggers (Workplace)
“The share of men age 25-34 living with their parents jumped to 18.6% this year, up from 14.2% four years ago.” Unemployment rates for men aged 25-34 in this article were more than 50% higher than the national average; men aged 20-24 has rates 150% higher.”
Los Angeles Times, June 26, 2011: Could this be happening? A man’s nightmare made real (Legal bias)
A man is accused by the mother of his young son of her rape, torture and kidnapping. He is held without bail before police admit they have no case due to multiple alibis and video evidence. He was eventually declared “fully innocent” by the court, which is exceptionally uncommon.
Ottawa Citizen, June 5, 2011: Locker room culture turns boys off physical education: Girls not the only ones suffering from poor body-image, researchers find (Boys)
“There’s no common public discourse in which schools… [acknowledge] that boys struggle with what their body looks like.” ”Many boys… [feel] unsafe or unwelcome in gym class.”
Memphis Business Journal, September 1, 2010 Study: Memphis’ young women earning more than men (Workforce)
Articles on Violence
The Disappearing Male
A typical college-age man produces less than half the sperm his father did, and up to 85 per cent of that is abnormal.
A world of healing: male victims of sexual assault.