Re: Feminism for Men

From: Chuck Kleinhans (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Jan 18 2007 - 00:18:31 PST

On Jan 17, 2007, at 4:46 PM, Jack Sargeant wrote:

> the problem with 70s feminist theory in cinema is that it is
> dogmatic. it essentialises gender, normally from a psychoanalytic
> perspective (ironic considering the phallocentric roots of that
> discourse!). in doing so it limits engagement to a specific
> conceptual framework that negates plurality, thus all men are - as
> the quote below indicates - framed within a reactive negative
> discourse.

I always feel so much better when a man, a real man, explains what is
wrong with feminism.


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