Month: August 2012

Rape & Women’s Voice

From time to time, I invite colleagues to write a guest blog. My friend, colleague, and sometimes co-author Michael Kimmel is a pioneer in exploring men and masculinities in both his scholarly and more popular work. He lives in New York City. You have to pinch yourself sometimes to remind yourself that it’s 2012 and Read More …

Saudi Arabia: How About a Segregated City for Men?

Saudi Arabia plans to build four women-only industrial cities. Women in Saudi Arabia, as everywhere else, increasingly demand greater financial independence, political, religious, and social equality, and unimpeded entrance to a full range of jobs. But what’s one to do in a country where the ultra-conservative Wahabi brand of Islam rules the roost? Where women’s Read More …