Susan Faludi | Critical Review by Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen

This literature criticism consists of approximately 7 pages of analysis & critique of Susan Faludi.
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Critical Review by Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen

SOURCE: “Why Men Get Anxious,” in Christian Century, December 1, 1999, pp. 1166-168.

In the following review of Stiffed, Van Leeuwen finds shortcomings in Faludi's overly long presentation and narrow selection of case examples, mainly marginalized middle-class, white men.

My father, born at the turn of the century, was too young to see active duty in the First World War and too old to serve in the Second. But as a high school athletics teacher in a small Canadian city he maintained his masculine credentials in other ways. When his school was emptied of younger teachers during World War II, he coached all the boys’ athletic teams and directed the high school air force cadet squad while maintaining other classroom responsibilities. After the war, as he got older and retired from coaching, he...

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