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Abstracts, NORMA 5.2

Editorial: Men, resistance and political radicalization

Ann-Dorte Christensen & Sune Qvotrup Jensen

New possibilities for political articulation and new forms of cultural expression have emerged in contemporary societies and some of these are taken up when men construct political identities. Men throughout the world develop radical political identities as a reaction to social changes, migration and globalization – some based on optimism towards these changes, others grounded in critique or pessimism (Kimmel 2005). On the one hand globalization leads to the creation of economies and cultural forms that challenge national boundaries. On the other it leads to transnational and local forms of resistance, often in the collective shape of social and political movements, countercultures or formal organizations (Beck 2002). Read more…

NORMA: Nordic Journal for Masculinity Studies 5(2), 77-84.

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