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Rebalancing the Gender Narrative


A review of Of Boys and Men: Why is the Modern Male Struggling? Why is it Important and What Can We Do About It Richard V. Reeves 256 pages Brookings Institution Press (September 20,22).

Writing a book is hard enough, but the Brookings Institution’s Richard Reeves had to deal with people discouraging him before he even embarked on his latest project. “I have lost count of the number of people who advised against it,” he writes in the preface to Both Boys and Men “In the current political climate, highlighting the problems of boys and men is seen as a perilous undertaking.” Thankfully, Reeves didn’t heed their advice. In less than 200 pages, Reeves argues that modern life is a struggle for boys and men and that politicians are failing to address it.

Rebalancing the Gender Narrative

His book’s statistics are still frustratingly inaccessible to the public. The gender gap in college degrees is wider today than it was in the 1970s, but in favor of women; 20 percent of fathers live apart from their children; men comprise three-quarters of “deaths of despair” from suicide or overdose; the weekly wage of an average American man with a high school degree…

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