Posts Tagged ‘masculinity’

The Proper Study of Mankind

May 11, 2010

 The Proper Study of Mankind

“The proper study of Mankind is Man,” claims the poet, but academic opinions differ on just how to go about it. Male Studies or Men’s Studies?

The Men’s Studies movement grew out of (or along with) the National Organization for Men Against Sexism. NOMAS is “pro-feminist, gay affirmative, anti-racist, dedicated to enhancing men’s lives.”  

Too touchy-feely for you, bubba? If you study men and boyz without constant references to gals or “Gender Studies,” that’s Male Studiies. Now on Facebook.


“Male Studies vs. Men’s Studies,” Jennifer Epstein,


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