‘Trophy-hunting scripts’ among male university students in Zimbabwe

  title={‘Trophy-hunting scripts’ among male university students in Zimbabwe},
  author={Nelson Muparamoto},
  journal={African Journal of AIDS Research},
  pages={319 - 326}
Drawing on a multi-method qualitative study, this article examines ‘trophy-hunting’ scripts among male university students in Zimbabwe. ‘Trophy hunting’ is a term I have adopted to refer to hegemonic masculinity rituals through which men gain social admiration for dating and having sex with as many women as possible. I argue that this trophy hunting is exacerbated by the ‘crisis of masculinity’ which has been brought about by the harsh macroeconomic environment in Zimbabwe. The latter has… 
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