He asks questions such as "how does the perceived 'manliness' or 'toughness' of political candidates affect their electoral success. And, most importantly, they're taught that real men turn to violence not as a last resort, but as the go-to method of resolving disputes — and also as a primary means of winning respect and establishing masculine credibility.
The appropriate reaction to contact with [the Beatles] — such as occupying the same auditorium or city block — was to sob uncontrollably while screaming, 'I'm gonna die, I'm gonna die,' or, more optimistically, the name of a favorite Beatle, until the onset of either unconsciousness or laryngitis.
In a sweeping analysis that cuts across racial, ethnic, and class lines, Katz examines mass shootings, day-to-day gun violence, violence against women, bullying, gay-bashing, and American militarism against the backdrop of a culture that has normalized violent and regressive forms of masculinity in the face of challenges to traditional male power and authority.
The tough guy archetype—which is just as beloved as the American flag, apple pie, percocets and repetitive club music—also helps both men and women justify the abuse of economic and military power. The Hunting GroundKirby Dick — follows survivors of rape on college campuses and reveals the institutional and social repercussions they face as they attempt to pursue justice.
Katz and his colleagues have also conducted trainings for the U. In The Empathy Gap, he looks more closely at the ways these messages short-circuit men's ability to empathize with women, respect them as equals, and take feminism seriously.
The video analyzes the gender and sexual politics of professional wrestling. As his program has grown and evolved, he has included training of selected male and professional staff working in all sectors of schools and colleges. Praise for Tough Guise 2: What is a real man.
We are building an alliance to turn the tide on bullying. Girls peed in their pants, fainted, or simply collapsed from the emotional strain.
As the situation becomes personal for Samantha, her spirit is tested and the line between client and counselor is blurred. Sex, Lies, and Alcohol  with Jean Kilbourne. It also offers young people concrete strategies to counter the ubiquitous presence of alcohol propaganda and, in so doing, inspires them to take back control of their own lives from the influence of cynical manipulators.
Sex, Lies, and Alcohol  with Jean Kilbourne. Each scenario comes with a list of viable interventions for bystanders. In this innovative and wide-ranging analysis, Jackson Katz argued that widespread violence in American society, including the tragic school shootings in Columbine, Jonesboro, Arkansas, and elsewhere, needed to be understood as part of an ongoing crisis in masculinity.
Men were the gender that mattered. They feel they must reclaim their genitals. It's an ugly truth that a large number of young adults are living in a twisted reality, where love and pain go hand in hand.
Richly illustrating their analysis with numerous examples, Sut Jhally and… Media Education Foundation For years, debates have raged among scholars, politicians, and concerned parents about the effects of media violence on viewers.
His book, The Macho Paradox: In regards to chosen fandoms, they are typically associated with comic books, video games, science fiction movies or television series, or technology such as computer or smartphone brands. A fourth session is scheduled for those student-athletes who wish to be trained further for work with younger students in middle and high school.
J ERIC COOK is an actor, writer and producer. He has written four full-length plays, workshopped with LAByrinth Theater Company, and a one-man show J.
Eric Cook's Vagina Project in honor of Women's History Month. Mr. Transforming Rape Culture at its Roots Featuring Jackson Katz "Jackson Katz is one of the most important voices of our generation.".
"Tough Guise gave an entire generation of students the most engaging and insightful critique of contemporary masculinity they'd ever seen. In this new edition, Jackson Katz has thoroughly updated and revised the film without sacrificing any of its passion and analysis.
Jackson Katz is the creator, lead writer and narrator of the groundbreaking and award-winning Tough Guise documentary series about American manhood, media and violence, produced by the Massachusetts-based Media Education Foundation.
By Lt Daniel Furseth. Today, I stopped caring about my fellow man. I stopped caring about my community, my neighbors, and those I serve.
I stopped caring today because a once noble profession has become despised, hated, distrusted, and mostly unwanted. Jan 24, · Tough Guise is the first educational video to systematically examine the relationship between pop-cultural imagery and the social construction of masculine identities in the U.S.
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