State Policing: Moral Panics and Masculinity in post-2011 Egypt

@article{Mecky2018StatePM,
  title={State Policing: Moral Panics and Masculinity in post-2011 Egypt},
  author={Mariam Mecky},
  journal={Kohl: A Journal for Body and Gender Research},
  year={2018}
}
  • M. Mecky
  • Published 1 June 2018
  • Sociology
  • Kohl: A Journal for Body and Gender Research
This article explores the interplay of the politics of moral panics, hegemonic state discourses, and the notion of masculinity in Egypt after the 2011 uprising. As sexual violence in the public sphere has become more visible in Egyptian mainstream public discourse post-2011, the state narrative was often anchored in morality and stability. Through examining three incidents of sexual violence, I attempt to unpack the state rhetoric that aims to police bodies, deeming certain female bodies… 
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