Redefining Manhood : A Guide For Men and Those Who Love Them
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Yayıncı Findhorn Press ( 04 / 2015 ) ISBN 9781844096602 | 12,6x19,41x1,4 cm. | İngilizce | 176 Sayfa | Türler Toplumsal Cinsiyetler
While women have forged ahead in the workplace and society, men are finding themselves increasingly marginalized, socially, professionally, economically - enough so that one book on bestseller lists recently has been titled The End of Men. This has led to calls for a men's movement and courses are being taught, but they are failing to find traction among men. The reason should be plain: where once Iron John stood as an archetype, along with the King, Warrior, Lover and Magician, those roles have become sadly outdated. The old archetypes of manhood no longer apply. In this book Jim Pathfinder Ewing, author of six books on energy medicine and Native American spirituality and mindfulness, outlines why the current courses on men's empowerment are failing and offers a new way of looking at male roles that predates the modern era. It is a "back to the future" approach to manhood that actually is better suited for the male psyche, having existed for thousands of years in all parts of the globe. Modernized, this "survival kit" for the male gender can revitalize male and female relations on a more balanced and time-honored footing. This book serves as a self-help manual for men, a guide for men's retreats, and a primer for wives, daughters, mothers and female friends to help the men in their lives adopt a healthier way of living in balance with a society that is rapidly shifting its roles. Other books on this topic repeat tired stereotypes of the "king," "lover," "warrior," "magician" and similar shorthand versions of men's roles; but those roles no longer hold much value in today's society. In a society where women have more education and higher earning capacity than men, a woman can be "king." Women no longer sit idly waiting to be awakened by a Prince Charming; they are active lovers, emancipated from the Sleeping Beauty archetype. If men try to adopt outdated "lover" roles, they find themselves alone, even pitied. Women are warriors, and magicians, and welders, firefigh