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Remaking Men

Jung, Spirituality and Social Change, 1st Edition

By David Tacey

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240 pages

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The nature of masculinity is a popular subject for contemporary authors, either treated critically from a sociological standpoint, or analysed from a psychological and spiritual perspective.

In Remaking Men, David Tacey argues that we must strive to bridge the gap between these separate traditions - masculinity should neither be hijacked by the spiritual, Jung-influenced men's movement, nor discussed merely as a product of socio-political forces.

Examining his own and other men's experience in a critical and lively discourse he evades the simplistic optimism of the 'inner journey' approach and the chronic pessimism of contemporary academic arguments. This is a fascinating and very accessible look at masculinity for those who want to explore self and society with intelligence and soul.

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'In Remaking Men Tacey provides much original thinking and an invitation to his readers to think too, and that is a very good thing.' - Harvest

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General