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The New Manliness

The September 27th issue of Newsweek features an article by writers Andrew Romano and Tony Dokoupil entitled, “Men’s Lib.” “What’s the matter with men?” the authors ask. “For years, the media have delivered the direst of prognoses. Men are ‘in decline.’ Guys are getting ‘stiffed.’ The ‘war on boys’ has begun. And so on.” They…

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In Defense of Manliness

Last month, Harvard’s “Men Against Rape” invited Michael Kimmel, author of “Guyland,” to the campus to explore the “Perilous World Where Boys Become Men.”   Kimmel’s focus was on the worst of the gender – disenchanted, predatory rapists.  But Harvard student Rachel L. Wagley (’11) takes Kimmel to task in her essay in the Harvard…