Author Archive for J. Steven Svoboda

Book Review: The Second Sexism

University of Cape Town philosophy professor David Benatar has written a thoughtful, eminently fair-minded overview of what he calls “the second sexism.” While this will not necessarily be news for many readers of this review, still the fact that men…

Book Review: Why Dads Leave

Why Dads Leave: Insights & Resources for When Partners Become Parents. By Meryn G. Callander; Contributions by Jack W. Travis, M.D. Mullumbimby, New South Wales, Australia: Akasha Publications, 2012. www.whydadsleave.com. US $19.95. 335 pages. Review by J. Steven Svoboda. Australian…

Book Review: Is There Anything Good About Men?

Is There Anything Good About Men?: How Cultures Flourish by Exploiting Men. By Roy F. Baumeister. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. www.oup.com. $24.95. 306 pages. Review by J. Steven Svoboda Florida State University psychology professor Roy F. Baumeister has published…