Butler, Ed: Manly men v wimps

Butler, Ed

Manly men v wimps: what’s behind the macho language in Australian politics?Guardian Australia, 27 February 2014

Discusses ‘the masculinisation of political language in Australia’, including the conflation of manliness and competence. The use of particular language is said to be linked to mindsets, conservative and progressive. There were 230 comments. A relevant cartoon.

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