Thursday, October 13, 2011

"More Than a Few Good Men: A Lecture on American Manhood and Violence Against Women" by Jackson Katz

Jackson Katz Phd is feminist activist, educator, author, lecturer and filmmaker who works in the field of gender violence prevention and education with men and boys within schools, sports culture, the military and various other avenues.

Here Katz discusses the way men and women look at violence against women. He asserts that many men view violence against women as a woman's issue. He goes onto say that when men view violence as a WOMAN'S issue, they feel they can some how remove themselves from the equation. 

The below footage is a profound lecture.

Jackson Katz  lectures at Clinton School - "More Than a Few Good Men: A Lecture on American Manhood and Violence against Women."

Katz conducts professional trainings, seminars, and workshops in and outside of the United States. He is the co-founder of the Mentors In Violence Prevention (MVP) program and the creator and co-creator of educational videos for college and high school students, including Tough Guise: Violence, Media, and the Crisis in Masculinity (2000), Wrestling With Manhood (2002) and Spin the Bottle: Sex, Lies and Alcohol (2004). His book, The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help, was published in 2006.

For more information about Jackson visit his official website here.

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