‘Everyone’s afraid that their daughters might be hurt. No one seems to be scared that their sons might be the ones to do it … This book … is the culmination of many years of writing about power, abuse, privilege, male entitlement and rape culture. After all that, here’s what I’ve learned: we should be f*cking terrified.Clementine Ford
Power, Patriarchy and the Toxic Bonds of Mateship
Boys Will Be Boys has me fired up! Parts (in fact, a lot) of this book made me want to scream out loud; and I cried.
This is in-your-face writing. It’s confronting and I feel sickened by how big the problems are. I worry about raising our son. But mostly I’m feeling motivated to make and see change.
This is a fierce new book by Australian feminist Clementine Ford, author of Fight Like A Girl. Ford is a brave and inspirational woman; hers is a powerful voice cutting through the bullshit in the male dominated world we live in.
This is a must read for all parents. Actually, for anyone who cares about equality, the safety of women, and fixing our broken culture. Please read this book.
Book #33 of 2019