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The Gender Knot: Unraveling Our Patriarchal Legacy
by Allan Johnson
Temple University Press, 2014
Cloth: 978-1-4399-1183-9 | eISBN: 978-1-4399-1185-3 | Paper: 978-1-4399-1184-6
Library of Congress Classification HQ1075.J64 2014
Dewey Decimal Classification 305.3

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New Third Edition!

The Gender Knot, Allan Johnson's response to the pain and confusion that men and women experience by living with gender inequality, explains what patriarchy is and isn't, how it works, and what gets in the way of understanding and doing something about it. Johnson's simple yet powerful approach avoids the paralyzing trap of guilt, blame, anger, and defensive denial that often results from conversations about gender.
 
This edition features:
• Updated references, data, resources, and examples, especially in relation to issues of sexual orientation and gender identity (e.g., gay marriage, transgender/cisgender)
• A glossary of terms
• A new chapter, "What Changes and What Does Not: Manhood and Violence," that provides an extended analysis of the causes of men's violence as a patriarchal phenomenon 

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