Pt.3-Gender Equality Has Something In It For Men?

Michael Kimmel, one of the world’s leading experts on men and masculinities presents Gender Equality Has Something In It For Everyone-Including Men at the Better Man Conference 2016.

Dr. Kimmel explains that we cannot fully empower women and girls unless we engage boys and men, how men typically engage with the idea of gender equality, and why men and women together should advance gender equality and gender partnership.

In Pt.3 of this video series Dr. Kimmel:

  • Discusses his book, Angry White Men, reverse discrimination, entitlement and being on tv with Oprah Winfrey for a segment called, A Black Woman Stole My Job
  • Reveals that white men benefit from the single biggest affirmative action program in the history of the world.
  • Teaches about the business case for gender equality.

Dr. Michael Kimmel is one of the world’s leading experts on men and masculinities. He is Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at Stony Brook University. Among his many books are Manhood in America, Angry White Men, The Politics of Manhood, The Gendered Society, and the bestseller Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men. With funding from the MacArthur Foundation, he founded the Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities at Stony Brook in 2013.

A tireless advocate of engaging men to support gender equality, Michael has lectured at more than 300 colleges, universities, and high schools. He has delivered the International Women’s Day annual lecture at the European Parliament, the European Commission, and the Council of Europe, and he has worked with the Ministers for Gender Equality of Norway, Denmark, and Sweden in developing programs for boys and men. He consults widely with corporations, NGOs, and public sector organizations on gender equity issues.
Michael was recently called the world’s most prominent male feminist in The Guardian newspaper in London. He earned a BA from Vassar College, an MA from Brown University, and a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley.

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