Author Paul Kivel uses his own experience - as a counselor, son, and father - to illustrate how men are taught to respond to women, other men, and traditions. The easy-to-read text examines the social framework of violence and power, and explores the relationship between drugs and violence.
AUDIO -- The audio tape version is designed to be listed to segment by segment with pauses inserted for discussion or thought. The audio helps men develop new behaviors by practicing self-awareness and communication skills.
VIDEO -- Realistic dramas and role plays help men and their families learn the roots of abusive behavior and how to practice alternatives to violence.
Based on the unique program at the Oakland Men's Project in California, this facilitator's guide takes an extraordinary approach to stopping male violence.