The New York Times - Studies in the West have shown that male infertility remains a hidden, highly stigmatized problem — laden with feelings of inadequacy, confused with impotence and often spoken of, derogatorily, as “shooting blanks.”
By Marcia C. Inhorn
Oct 21, 2017
America's new malady: Men's shrinking paychecks - CBS News - American household income is rising, but it may not be time to pop the champagne yet. Especially if you're a male. By Aimee Picchi | Sept 13, 2017
Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50% Since 1973, Paper Finds - The New York Times - The sperm count of men in Western countries has been declining precipitously with no signs of “leveling off,” according to new research. By Maya Salam | Aug 16, 2017
Men given urgent 'wake-up call' on health after sperm counts plummet - The Financial Times - The sperm count of men in the western world has fallen by more than half over a period of 40 years, according to an international study described by its authors as “an urgent wake-up call” about declining male health. By Clive Cookson, Science Editor | Jul 25, 2017
The Increasing Significance of the Decline of Men - The New York Times - Men of all races and ethnicities are dropping out of the work force, abusing opioids and falling behind women in both college attendance and graduation rates. By Thomas B. Edsall | Mar 16, 2017
A Disadvantaged Start Hurts Boys More Than Girls - The New York Times - Boys graduate from high school and attend college at lower rates than girls and are more likely to get in trouble, which can hurt them when they enter the job market. By Claire Cain Miller
45 years after Title IX, America's boys need equal protection - The Washington Examiner - Title IX became law in 1972, and it ostensibly forbids discrimination against students on the basis of their gender. But try telling that to students like Kaiden and his parents, for whom Title IX offers no relief. By Eric Pearson | Jun 25, 2017
Wayward Sons: The Emerging Gender Gap in Labor Markets and Education - How do we ensure American middle class prosperity in an era of ever-intensifying globalization and technological upheaval? To answer this question, we tap into cutting edge research by top American academics. By David Autor and Melanie Wasserman.
Early Behavior Problems Impact Long-Term Educational Attainment More for Boys than Girls - Boys with the same behavior problems as girls tend to complete fewer years of schooling. This article by Jayanti Owens, Sr. Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs and Sociology at Brown University, highlights the recent study that proves and explains the substantial gender gap in our schools today.
Boys and Girls Will Save Our Future - While civilization is advancing at lightning speed, we are also on the razor’s edge of a catastrophe caused by shortages of natural resources, food, commodities and water.
The Future Battle on Campus: Men vs. Males - A Voice for Men
Education bewilderment begins in preschool, where boys are systematically
devalued by institutionalized gender inequality.
A Disadvantaged Start Hurts Boys More Than Girls - New York Times
Boys continue to fall behind. They graduate from high school and attend college at lower rates than girls and are more likely to get in trouble, which can hurt them when they enter the job market.
Differences in How Men and Women Think Are Hard-Wired - Wall Street Journal
So many things come down to connections - especially the ones in your brain. Recent Studies Raise the Possibility That Male Brains Are Wired for Focus, Female Brains for Multitasking.
The Study of Man (or Males) - From The New York Times
If you are a college graduate of a certain age, you probably remember that there used to be an all-purpose discipline that studied men and their behavior. It was called history.
Research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that monogamy evolved in primates to prevent infanticide, while a study in the journal Science said the behavior arose as a mating strategy.
As part of a research initiative on gendered differences in higher education, Penn State’s Division of Undergraduate Studies, with grant support from the National Academic Advising Association, is surveying male students about their beliefs and behaviors as they may relate to academic success.
The Missing Fifth - New York Times
There are probably more idle men now than at any time since the Great Depression, and this time the problem is mostly structural, not cyclical.
Male Studies and Feminism - From Psychology Today
Why do Discussions of Male Issues Always Turn to Feminism?
Just wait until you can "marry up." In the mean time, have fun without a commitment. At the NY Times, there's hand-wringing over hook-up culture; the Wall Street Journal is worried about today's hookup culture.
Any student who's attended a chalkboard lecture in 2013 will tell you higher education isn't known for its swift changes.
There are some practices and policies that are unfair to men. But this fact should unite men with feminists, not drive them apart.
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