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Women in War: Cultural Understandings and Misunderstandings

Dr. Jill Betz Bloom examines the connections between citizenship, military service, and gender equality.  Traditional definitions of femininity and masculinity have undergone considerable revision in Western c
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Cross-Cultural and Gender Perspectives on War and Conflict in the Middle East

Taleb Khairallah discusses how misunderstandings between cultural groups can escalate conflict. Much of the conflict in the Middle East is sustained by historical and cultural factors that are confusing and dif
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But, Aren’t You a Woman?

Stefanie T. Greenberg explains why women should be active participants in Men’s Studies. “You’re a woman, but you study men’s issues?!” Ironic, yes, I am a woman and I study men’s issues. Why so
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Abu Ghraib: Psychological and Cross Cultural Issues in Sexuality, Individual Conscience, and Torture

Dr. Ed Tejirian identifies psychological processes that facilitated the torture and sexual abuse of prisoners at Abu Ghraib. In Algiers, in 1957, Henri Alleg was arrested by French military authorities. Alleg w
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Teaching the Psychology of Men

Dr. Jim O’Neil explains why we need to teach about the psychology of men. The teaching of the psychology of men relates to critical social issues of great concern to men, women, and families including bo
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Breaking The Cycle Of Poverty By Helping Teen Fathers

Teens who become parents usually spend most of their adulthood in or near poverty. So do their kids, of course. We know that growing up in or near poverty makes it harder for kids to reach their own potential.