By Keith, Thomas
The Bro Code shows that there are numerous sources in boys' and men's lives teach them to view women as less important than themselves and as sexual objects. These sources include fathers and other male family members, coaches, and a vast array of media that depict women as prima...rily having value through sexuality. The fallout of raising boys to view women this way is the continuation of highly progressive-resistant forms of patriarchy that contribute to everything from the glass ceilings in professional life with which women contend to the high rates of physical and sexual assault that permeate society.Read more
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Thomas Keith teaches philosophy and gender studies at Claremont Graduate University and California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. He has wrote, directed, and produced the bestselling Media Education Foundation films Generation M: Misogyny in Media and Culture and The Bro Code: How Contemporary Culture Creates Sexist Men, which are used in classrooms around the world. His latest film, The Empathy Gap: Masculinity and the Courage to Change was released in 2015 and has been met with sensational reviews. He recently published Masculinities in Contemporary American Culture (Routledge 2017).
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