Modern Masculinity Season 1

By Iman Amrani The Guardian

Season 1, Episode 1 – 6

Is modern masculinity in crisis? As part of a new series for the Guardian, journalist Iman Amrani is speaking to men across the country about the issues that are affecting men and boys in today’s society.

Why Jordan Peterson is filling the void

Modern Masculinity with Iman Amrani | Season 1 Episode 1
Why Jordan Peterson is filling the void | Modern Masculinity with Iman Amrani

„In this episode Iman Amrani asks, away from the polemic headlines, what is it about Jordan Peterson which has made him such a popular an influential voice for so many men?“

Men need meaning and responsibility

Modern Masculinity with Iman Amrani | Season 1 Episode 2
Men need meaning and responsibility | Modern Masculinity with Iman Amrani

„After meeting Neil Smedley at Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life tour, the second episode takes Iman Amrani to Leeds to talk to Neil and his team at his King Koby chain of barber shops about male responsibility, purpose and meaning.“

What makes a man?

Modern Masculinity with Iman Amrani | Season 1 Episode 3
What makes a man? | Modern Masculinity with Iman Amrani

„In this third episode, Iman Amrani speaks with Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow, grime artist D Double E, Status Quo’s Francis Rossi, musician MNEK, Love Island’s Jack Fowler and playwright Vinay Patel about the role models and influences that have made them the men they are.“

Masculinity is not what you see on TV

Modern Masculinity with Iman Amrani | Season 1 Episode 4
Masculinity is not what you see on TV | Modern Masculinity with Iman Amrani

„In this episode, Iman Amrani hears from young men who are part of Football Beyond Borders, an organisation which uses football as an engagement tool to support young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.“

Respect is a two-way thing

Modern Masculinity with Iman Amrani | Season 1 Episode 5
Respect is a two-way thing | Modern Masculinity with Iman Amrani

„In this episode, Iman Amrani speaks to men from A Band of Brothers, a charity that works with men in difficult situations, aiming to tackle the issues around disaffected young men. They discuss how community, class and intergenerational relationships have an impact on them as men.“

Why is a woman doing this?

Modern Masculinity with Iman Amrani | Season 1 Episode 6
Why is a woman doing this? | Modern Masculinity with Iman Amrani

„From Jordan Peterson and purpose in life, to young people and role models, the series has explored a range of questions. As we begin to round up series one of Modern Masculinity, Iman Amrani answers some of the questions and comments about the series that viewers have responded it.“

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