“Toxic Masculinity” in the age of #MeToo: ritual, morality and gender archetypes across cultures

  title={“Toxic Masculinity” in the age of \#MeToo: ritual, morality and gender archetypes across cultures},
  author={Samuel P L Veissi{\`e}re},
  journal={Society and Business Review},
  • S. Veissière
  • Published 8 October 2018
  • Art
  • Society and Business Review
Purpose This paper aims to take the “toxic masculinity” (TM) trope as a starting point to examine recent cultural shifts in common assumptions about gender, morality and relations between the sexes. TM is a transculturally widespread archetype or moral trope about the kind of man one should not be. Design/methodology/approach The author revisits his earlier fieldwork on transnational sexualities against a broader analysis of the historical, ethnographic and evolutionary record. The author… 
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