The first decade of the new millennium has witnessed an extraordinary transformation in men's lives. For years, wave after wave of the women's movement, a movement that reshaped every aspect of American life, produced nary a ripple among men. But suddenly men are in the spotlight. Yet, the public discussions often seem strained, silly, and sometimes flat-out wrong. The spotlight itself seems to obscure as much as it illuminates. Misframing Men, a collection of Michael Kimmel's commentaries on contemporary debates about masculinity, argues that the media have largely misframed the issues. --The usual suspectsa violent video games, access to gunsawere trotted out as the intervening variable that inspired a ... In this essay, I will consider these three levels of analysisashooters, schools, and school shootingsa suggesting thatanbsp;...
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