Sex Politics And Putin Pdf Download

sex-politics-and-putin
Read online sex-politics-and-putin , this book written by Valerie Sperling and published by Oxford University Press in PDF, Docs format also available in epub,mobi format
ISBN: 0199324344
Size: 67.90 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 3414

Sex Politics And Putin

Is Vladimir Putin macho, or is he a "fag"? Sex, Politics, and Putin investigates how gender stereotypes and sexualization have been used as tools of political legitimation in contemporary Russia. Despite their enmity, regime allies and detractors alike have wielded traditional concepts of masculinity, femininity, and homophobia as a means of symbolic endorsement or disparagement of political leaders and policies. By repeatedly using machismo as a means of legitimation, Putin's regime (unlike that of Gorbachev or Yeltsin) opened the door to the concerted use of gendered rhetoric and imagery as a means to challenge regime authority. Sex, Politics, and Putin analyzes the political uses of gender norms and sexualization in Russia through three case studies: pro- and anti-regime groups' activism aimed at supporting or undermining the political leaders on their respective sides; activism regarding military conscription and patriotism; and feminist activism. Arguing that gender norms are most easily invoked as tools of authority-building when there exists widespread popular acceptance of misogyny and homophobia, Sperling also examines the ways in which sexism and homophobia are reflected in Russia's public sphere.

Read Online


You May Also Like

Sex Politics And Putin Pdf Download
R For Dummies Pdf Download
Language Pdf Download
I Am Malala Pdf Download
Communism And Consumerism Pdf Download
Sign Language Pdf Download
Belarus Pdf Download
Vanishing Voices Pdf Download
Net 4 Wrox Pdf Bundle Pdf Download
Real World Haskell Pdf Download
Language And Mind Pdf Download
Historical Cognitive Linguistics Pdf Download
Subordination In Native South American Languages Pdf Download
On Writing Pdf Download
Psychology Of Language Pdf Download