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The Wimp Factor Gender Gaps, Holy Wars, and the Politics of Anxious Masculinity by Stephen J. Ducat

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Published by Beacon Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Psychology,
  • Sociology,
  • Political aspects,
  • Political Psychology,
  • Sociology Of Men,
  • United States,
  • Social Science,
  • Sex role,
  • Politicians,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Men"s Studies - Masculinity,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / General,
  • Masculinity,
  • General,
  • Men"s Studies - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7944792M
ISBN 100807043443
ISBN 109780807043448

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Analyzing various aspects of popular culture and drawing on pioneering research on the gender gap, The Wimp Factor is a fascinating exposé that will alter our understanding of contemporary politics. Read more Read less4/5(13). Analyzing various aspects of popular culture and drawing on pioneering research on the gender gap, The Wimp Factor is a fascinating exposé that . Unexpectedly revealing, The Wimp Factor is a fascinating exposé that will alter our understanding of contemporary politics.3/5(2). The Wimp Factor by Stephen J. Ducat is a timely and fascinating study of the manner in which male anxiety has come to define our political culture. In Ducat’s intuitive and well-researched writing, a strong link is demonstrated between macho strutting, the macho strutting of male politicians, and the fundamentalist’s holy wars.

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