Machismo: Competing Over Honor (studies of Sicilian experience)
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Alina Žvinklienė
Published 2005-06-28
https://doi.org/10.15388/SocMintVei.2005.1.5984
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Keywords

machismo
honor
globalization
feminism and gender studies

How to Cite

Žvinklienė A. (2005) “Machismo: Competing Over Honor (studies of Sicilian experience)”, Sociologija. Mintis ir veiksmas, 150, pp. 56-69. doi: 10.15388/SocMintVei.2005.1.5984.

Abstract

The article analyzes „machismo“ as a cultural phenomenon which attains international significance because the processes of globalization on the one hand and of gender studies on the other. The concept of „machismo“ and its derivate „macho“ becomes a buzz-word in the eveday discourses in the english-speaking world. The aim of the article is to define the concept of „machismo“ and to develop a sociological interpretation of the concept of „honor“.
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