A bit similar, one of our textbooks was this one
. Obviously the jargon was the same, and the ideas, but it didn't go into quite so crazy areas as that...
Though, it got me rather pissed of at one point, when one of the authors discuss the recent development with girls and women doing better in school/universities than boys and men. It turned into half a chapter of pointing out how women in developing countries have it worse, that it's hypocritical since no one cared when the girls had it worse during the 50s, and that the real problem is just patriarchy and aged views of masculinity anyway. Basically, the clear message as, you're a bit of a asshole if you care about this, and if you still care about it, it's the patriarchy's and bad views on masculinity that is the reason (this also causes men's violence against women!!! yes, they managed to sneak that in there too).
Actually kinda funny when our class were doing the gender/feminism stuff, I knew what was coming since I was fairly familiar with the more crazy kind of academia feminism since earlier, but my female classmates (we were 2 guys and around 10-15 women) actually reacted to it all and expressed their sympathies, along the lines of "these courses gotta suck for you, they are really pointing the finger and blaming it all on the males, aren't they?".
Just for the record, so that no one get the wrong ideas, I'm not a MRA (though I see why some people are), nor am I completely anti-feminism, they've managed to get a lot of good things done. I'm just not very fond of the bat shit insane kind of feminism you find in academia and art journalism, ie. the kind that can openly praise the SCUM manifest in national media, and makes the Swedish Research Council give a $100,000 research grant to a 3-year project named "The trumpet as a gender-symbol".
ps. A question about art journalists, is it the same international? Swedish art journalists are, in general, feminist Marxists that have 1-2 pages in any paper where spend just as much time writing about communism/socialism, feminism, racism, and pretty much anything that strikes their fancy, as they do actually reviewing art. Not that I'm complaining to much, it's awesome entertainment sometimes, like when one of them made the case that the Smurf village was basically a ideal communist state. But still, I'd like to know, is it the same thing in other countries, or is this a Swedish phenomena?