Tough Guise 2
Violence, Manhood & American Culture

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Tough Guise 2
In this highly anticipated update of the influential and widely acclaimed Tough Guise, pioneering anti-violence educator and cultural theorist Jackson Katz argues that the ongoing epidemic of men's violence in…
Tough Guise 2 (Clean)
In this highly anticipated, all-new sequel to the acclaimed Tough Guise, pioneering anti-violence educator Jackson Katz examines the epidemic of violence in America against the backdrop of a media culture…
Tough Guise 2 (Abridged)
In this highly anticipated, all-new sequel to the acclaimed Tough Guise, pioneering anti-violence educator Jackson Katz examines the epidemic of violence in America against the backdrop of a media culture…

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Anonymous

This is such a great video and really creates a conversation piece. I have three boys and I really hope I can raise them to be resilient to the pressures of always being the strong man; that showing emotion is ok and encouraged. Media and social media have a lot of control that we as parents ...Read more

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Anonymous

The confronting nature of this docu makes you see masculinity in a different light. It offers a discussion we need to have with our boys growing up into manhood.

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robbyn

Sad that males can't/won't adjust to the real world, but prefer to live in a violent fantasy world of sham-hood not manhood.

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Anonymous

Robbyn,
While many males continue to struggle with the way that masculinity is defined, I don't feel that it is productive to stereotype all males as either declining or failing to adjust. Your statement that "males...prefer to live in a violent fantasy world..." is, in my opinion, a ...Read more

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Anonymous

Absolutely amazing work. We need to do something about the culture, but how? I hope Katz continues his work with something along those lines to be able to, at least, start the change of something so complex.

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Sarah

Powerful, Educational. Truthful

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Anonymous

So real. There's many challenging, but highly necessary, views presented.

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Anonymous

Like its predecessor (Tough Guise I), this video is very informative and examines a critical issue in our culture. However, I am disappointed that Katz did not spend much time on the solution. What are we supposed to do, exactly, when the men and boys in our lives espouse these ideals of ...Read more

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Anonymous

The only thing I didn't agree with in this was putting Dirty Jobs in with "masculine" shows. It's easy to see the viewpoint for why it's there, but I feel like that's reading too much into it.
Outside of that one point, I agree with everything else.

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Mark Marciszewski

Gran Torino clip taken way out of context. The message Clint Eastwood's character tries to send throughout the whole movie is nonviolence. (*********spoiler alert**********) In fact in the end he locks Thao in his basement so Thao does not act in rash violence against his cousin's gang in ...Read more

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Anonymous

that might be true but you are missing t he point of the film maybe.

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Anonymous

Awesome piece.

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Anonymous

I found the imaging confronting, however, that was required to highlight the issue of men and violence.

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Anonymous

Very informative and insightful, a must watch for anyone concerned about the future of our country

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