Forbes talks to Kay Hymowitz, author of the controversial book Manning Up, about her theory that women’s advancement produced a new. In Manning Up, Manhattan Institute fellow and City Journal contributing editor Kay Hymowitz argues that the gains of the feminist revolution have had a dramatic. Men in their twenties and thirties are fed up with women, but author Kay Hymowitz says you can’t blame them when women are demanding.

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People are “growing up” later because an education is now so important, and education takes time. Basically this is another zany attempt to straw-man gymowitz defining men in the worst paossible way and tearing them down.

Manning Up: How the Rise of Women Has Turned Men into Boys by Kay S Hymowitz – review

Books by Kay S. Hymowitz is also more sympathetic to the male and female pre-adults she profiles than I would have thought. Always have, always will, and sadly my only authority for that is my personal experience, yet even that limited authority is more than Ms.

Today’s Superwoman subscribes to that image out of necessity. No trivia or quizzes yet. It seemed as if the author became overwhelmed with the size of the task and began to “ramble.

Nov 05, Judith rated it did not like it Shelves: But one of the major problems with Ms. Otherwise though, it was an interesting read. Feb 09, Christopher rated it liked it. For what it’s worth, Manning Up is a valuable contribution to the discussion.


Upp still earn less than me Birth control and the advent of the Knowledge Economy have given women more choices and the realization that they are often better students, workers, creators, and problem solvers in school and in the workplace. May 05, Sara rated it really liked it Shelves: But here is a neologism of my own: It also looks at women and how we have come to be more independent and not asking men to grow up because we can do it ourselves.

What happens we abandon marriage and its goals and responsibilities.

MANNING UP by Kay S. Hymowitz | Kirkus Reviews

I t is brave for a woman in her 60s to claim to be an expert on the men two generations down. Apr 15, Angelina Justice rated it liked it Shelves: And this should scare men to their core for their purpose in society is becoming unknown. Frustratingly, there is some good stuff around Manning Up ‘s neglected fringes. I read this fairly small book pages in about 3 and 30 minutes I skipped the last chapter because this book is so awful.

This causes no end of problems to women, and unfortunately the author seems more interested on how child-men make it hard for women when they are finally ready to get married.

Thanks for telling us hyjowitz the problem.


Nevermind the ridiculous this piece took ending on hymlwitz distinctly anti-modern-woman note, but COME ON, this isn’t even remotley orginal! Keep your alpha sexists; I’ll take the REAL man- the one that cooks dinner for me and does housework so I can work on my script.

Apr 29, Reid rated it liked it. There are certain cultural and sub-cultural attributes found within the American experience that I simply do not understand. Apr 17, Illyria rated it it was ok.

She neglects to touch upon economic reasons for this shift which is a huge factor for many of my peers not settling down.

Manning Up: How the Rise of Women Has Turned Men Into Boys by Kay S. Hymowitz

We are in a unique period of time. On the first page, as Manning Up invites us to recognise that men have become more puerile, I found myself thinking: It seems to approach the plight of men with something approaching genuine concern, as well as trying not to step on too many toes. Even the guys that are responsible manninng well paying jobs still rebel against the “we don’t need men” women era and are waiting longer and longer to settle down.

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