Listening to Men: Are Men the Unheard Gender?
Virginia Amato (MSW, RSW)

An ontological view of conceptualizing the world that women are more important than men may create a male gender bias which gets trapped in and blurs the epistemological lens of how one sees the world. Subtle social representations of women and men are present in society such as in literature, and government legislation. An essential factor to consider in the helping profession is gender. Understanding women‟s lives and women‟s unique needs from their perspective is just as critical to understanding men‟s lives and men‟s individual needs from their perspective to minimize the potential of any biases.

Full Text: PDF     DOI: 10.15640/jssw.v5n2a18