Book Review: "Some Men: Feminist Allies and the Movement to End Violence against Women. By Michael A. Messner, Max A. Greenberg, and Tal Peretz"

Dragiewicz, Molly (2016) Book Review: "Some Men: Feminist Allies and the Movement to End Violence against Women. By Michael A. Messner, Max A. Greenberg, and Tal Peretz". American Journal of Sociology, 122(1), pp. 311-313.

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Abstract

Some Men provides a sympathetic account of men’s work on men’s violence against women in the U.S since the 1970s. The book’s most interesting contribution is as a collective historical account of men’s antiviolence work. The book is based on interviews with fifty-two men who have worked in the field and a dozen of their female co-workers and mentors. It is focused on the U.S. but there are a couple of Canadians in the mix. Some Men divides interviewees into generational groups based on shifting entry points into antiviolence activism: from social movements to university education and public health to intersectional community work...

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ID Code: 97926
Item Type: Review
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: violence, women, feminism, men
ISSN: 0002-9602
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > CRIMINOLOGY (160200)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Crime & Justice Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Justice
Copyright Owner: 2016 The University of Chicago Press
Deposited On: 04 Aug 2016 23:23
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2016 04:19

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