Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2020

216 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190075873

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The Tough Standard

The Hard Truths About Masculinity and Violence

Ronald F. Levant and Shana Pryor

  • Presents a new, synthetic interpretation of masculinity that moves the conversation beyond the "toxic masculinity" label
  • Serves as the first resource to make a connection between masculine norms and sexual and gun violence/other destructive behaviors
  • Connects the dots between masculinity and the present moment in American culture, defined high-profile movements such as Me Too, March for Our Lives, and Black Lives Matter
  • Written by a past president of the American Psychological Association and leading authority in the psychology of men and masculinities

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