What is it about?

Simone de Beauvoir's theory of masculinity and manhood. It shows that patriarchy is bad for men and that men would benefit from a gender egalitarian society.

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Why is it important?

Because people are usually unaware of the role played by Beauvoir in theories of masculinity. And because it provides a good argument for men to be feminists.

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This page is a summary of: Masculinity as an Impasse, Simone de Beauvoir Studies, November 2022, Brill, DOI: 10.1163/25897616-bja10049.
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