masculinism


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masculinism

1. masculinity.
2. an attempt to protect masculine traits and qualities against the assaults of militant feminism. Cf. feminism.
See also: Attitudes
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It is notable that these two woman scholars of Bunting are quoted regularly throughout Share's book, helping to show that Bunting studies is not a male-dominated field, despite the masculinism of his work.
The TRUE gender pay gap consists of the trillions of dollars of opportunity cost that women pay as the result of entrenched corporate masculinism.
Masculinism is a rationale, rhetoric, actuation, and moral representation that preserves and adapts astute and definite kinds of ascendancy (Argenton, 2017; Flegar, 2016), being an intrinsic mindset or totalizing perspective that essentially universalizes and shows partiality towards the attributes of masculinity, thus subordinating substitute manners of comprehension, learning, and being.
In the next chapter on "Manliness in Fairburn and Glover," Newton continues to share his enthusiasm for the cultural nationalist poets, while explaining the period's masculinism and its "structural underpinnings" (212).
These politics can exceed the masculinism and myopic liberalism that consider the prison as a discrete location, advocate for narrow reform, or position imprisoned women and men as the recipients of externally produced education or activism.
Why would we view "masculinism" as something bizarre but accept that "feminism" can be a good thing?
(Kapur 231-32) Once again the text gestures towards a sense of disenchantment with patriarchy and masculinism and a longing, yearning or desire to find in a woman a partner who is not despotic.
Ouseman Sembene is a rarely exception to this common patriarchal masculinism in African literary and prose writing.
Sarker writes that Woolf's "privilege in some aspects and marginalization in others exists at the same time" which allows Woolf to claim both "a cultural-national belonging even as she opposes a statist-nationalist position that she identifies with jingoist masculinism in the later Three Guineas'" (66).
This suffocating masculinism matters, because newspapers are read by eight of 10 Canadians every week, and they still strongly influence public and political agendas.
Masculinism largely reproduced by political power became the mechanisms through which patriarchal political ideology and subjectivities are manifested in and its institutional politics through discourse.