Unit 1 Manhood and violence
20 Topics | 20 Quizzes

Topic 3.2 Can the masculinity we know lead to violence?

3.2. The second “P”: the sense of Entitlement to Privileges

Privileges are  this things that men who protect Hegemonic Masculinity don’t want to lose. If they fight so fiercely that they can even omit human rights if necessary, is only to keep those privileges.  So, as we have seen, if you were born in a (patriarchal) society as a man, you have certain (big amount of) privileges, that you wouldn’t if you were born as a woman.