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Restoring masculinity: Putin and Trump

Ashwin, Sarah and Utrata, Jennifer (2020) Restoring masculinity: Putin and Trump. Contexts, 19 (2). ISSN 1536-5042

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Abstract

A major legacy of the Soviet Union is the overburdening of Russian women and demoralization of men. Putin uses hypermasculinity to appeal to these men. Is Trump stealing from Putin’s playbook in wielding masculine bravado as a tool of state power? We may be witnessing a remasculinization of both countries, as gendered performances continue to galvanize waves of populism worldwide.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: https://journals.sagepub.com/home/ctx
Additional Information: © 2019 American Sociological Association
Divisions: Management
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DK Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2019 10:45
Last Modified: 29 Jun 2020 23:24
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/101146

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