Tough Guise
Violence, Media & the Crisis in Masculinity

Tough Guise - Violence, Media & the Crisis in Masculinity
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Tough Guise: Violence, Media and the Crisis in Masculinity
While the social construction of femininity has been widely examined, the dominant role of masculinity has until recently remained largely invisible. Tough Guise is the first educational video to systematically…
Tough Guise: Violence. Media and the Crisis in Masculinity (Abridged Version)
Acclaimed anti-violence educator Jackson Katz argues that the epidemic of male violence that plagues American society needs to be understood and addressed as part of a much larger cultural crisis…

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Man hood is expressed threw violence, anger ,and aggression due to being afraid of humiliation in the public eye as for women on the other hand it seems as if were labeled as emotional, sympathetic, and very expressing of our feelings rather than man But if i had to put my perspective on this ...Read more

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I feel that violence is the problem, not masculinity.

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Masculinity in itself is not a problem. What is a problem is toxic masculinity, a perverted version of masculinity that includes the expectation for boys to be excesively violent in an attempt to reject feminism.

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funny how he picks on the "Rocky" story as racist, but if he watched passed the first one he would see that Apollo Creed became a great friend. The new movie "Creed" is about Rocky training Apollo's son. The filmmaker also praised soul singers such as Al Greene. I agree that soul music ...Read more

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sorry, meant to type "past" not passed

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amazing film, moving and enlightening; everyone should watch this film!

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saw this in my social work class. will always be one of my favorite videos. excellent information and imagery. definately gives you something to think about. somewhat more recent

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Always aware and heard about feminine gender construction, but Tough Guise opened up a whole new eye opening and relevant reality about masculinity that I was never aware of.

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