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Today’s authoritarians project power through militarised masculinity

Tapscott, Rebecca (2020) Today’s authoritarians project power through militarised masculinity. Africa at LSE (16 Nov 2020). Blog Entry.

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How do today’s authoritarian rulers project national-level power into the lives of ordinary citizens? CPAID Fellow Rebecca Tapscott highlights the importance of ‘militarised masculinities’ and explains how their performance enacts a foundational tension between discipline and impunity that generates political power.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JC Political theory
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2020 14:33
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 10:47

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