What's the best a man can be? And how has that ideal changed over time? What accounts for the rising profile of ugly, even violent misogyny, and how does the American village work to grow healthy men in its shadow?
Kepler's Literary Foundation's This Is Now with Angie Coiro series turns its eye to the future of masculinity in America. If past is prologue, what can we anticipate for coming generations struggling with the expectations of manhood?
Stanford lecturer Dr. Judy Chu, an expert on boyhood, and Dr. Joseph Marshall, founder of the Alive and Free anti-violence program and the radio show Street Soldiers, shed light on this complex challenge.