The Macho Paradox
The Macho Paradox is a book I was handed about a year ago. Before this, I'm very confident in saying, I knew almost nothing about violence against women. I just had not been made aware of the sheer scale of the problem.
This book brought gender violence to light, but did so in a way I did not expect. It framed the issue as a men's problem, given the vast majority of gender violence is male to female.
I am so happy I read this and feel way more enlightened on the subject. What Jackson Katz is doing, by way of educating men and boys (football teams, etc), could very well be one of the most effective methods of resolving this widespread problem.
This post is a result of a discussion had by the Berlin OpenIDEOers group / March 2014.