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The Will to Change

Men, Masculinity, and Love

By bell hooks
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The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love by bell hooks

The Will to Change (2004) is about the social norms that cause men to dominate society. These blinks explain the social basis for masculinity, offer insight into why men can’t get in touch with their feelings and explain why it’s important for them to do exactly that in order to heal.

  • Every man on earth
  • Couples in struggling relationships
  • Women who want to help the men in their lives access their emotional selves

bell hooks has written many influential works of cultural criticism and feminist theory. She is the founder of the bell hooks institute in Berea, Kentucky and lives in New York City.

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