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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 13–17.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Enzo Traverso In his racism, misogyny, and xenophobia, Donald Trump resembles a 20th-century fascist-but historian Enzo Traverso argues the likeness is superficial. Trumpism is the product of recent transformations of capitalism, and thus he embodies something new, dangerous, and not yet fully...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 82–91.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Omar G. Encarnación Professor of political studies Omar Encarnación details the sexism and misogyny leveled at Dilma Rousseff throughout her career in Brazilian politics. He argues that her impeachment was part of a growing backlash against women and people of color. Copyright © 2017 World Policy...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., especially for victims of domestic violence, the enforcement of kizuna can trap individuals in dangerous situations. In many cases, she writes, “bonds that link families become bondage.” Schieder catalogs the ways in which misogyny is built into Japan’s bureaucracies, giving “household masters”—nearly...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 59–65.
Published: 01 June 2017
... administration must also address poverty as its root cause. DUTERTE’S CHILDISH VINDICTIVENESS POSES A THREAT TO OUR CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. WPJ: What role do you think sexism and misogyny has played in Duterte’s popularity and in the political campaigns against you? Lima: There is no doubt...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 1–3.
Published: 01 December 2016
....” At the same time, Trump’s well-documented misogyny, sexual abuse, racism, and ineptitude weren’t enough to keep him from the White House. As long as men dominate institutions and nodes of power, we will continue to turn to men as authorities. We will continue to seek male approval, male opinions...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 42–47.
Published: 01 March 2018
...: When Trump was elected I think a lot of women who had felt relatively safe suddenly did not feel safe in the same way. We had previously made a lot of assumptions about what was settled in terms of gender equality and misogyny. Turns out, things weren’t settled at all. That’s why you saw this huge...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (1): 103–107.
Published: 01 March 2005
...-Christian world matches the inherent misogyny of the Christian West’s obsession with witches. Curiously, it was not during the Dark or Middle Ages, but during the Renaissance and Reformation that the obsession with witches raged through Europe, beginning with Pope Innocent VII’s notorious papal...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 March 2014
... misogyny—to be told that if you dress right, you won’t be raped. It is to be asked to accept as equal your second-class rights—the right to education, if your parents don’t marry you off as a child; to reproductive choice, if you have money to reach a state-approved provider; and to equal wages, if you’ve...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 70–76.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., visibly exotic) voice of the misery inflicted by misogyny. Within these dictates of saviordom, she is always the victim and never the analyst or expert. In turn, she cannot highlight the nuance or go beyond the simplistic impugning of her “brutal society.” In this way her story becomes fuel for an...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 28–35.
Published: 01 September 2017
... women’s place within that institution can hinder enforcement of existing laws. The misogyny that contributes to this violence is embedded in Japanese bureaucratic structures. Each time I teach my Introduction to Sociology course to a class of almost 50 Japanese students, I ask them to identify the...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 112–118.
Published: 01 December 2017
... longevity—eat the algae. In the West, meanwhile, misogyny lurks in the mythology around seaweed. Greek and Roman literature reflect a deep fear of the sea, which, teeming with female dangers—such as the Nereids, sea nymphs who wore seaweed skirts and seduced sailors into underwater caves—nearly prevented...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 14–21.
Published: 01 June 2018
.... Giorgia Meloni is a new phenomenon in Italy, but she is also part of a larger political movement that aims to broaden the far right’s appeal and challenge accusations of misogyny. When Italy’s March elections finally took place, there was no clear-cut winner, but Meloni rightfully felt victorious. The...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 71–79.
Published: 01 March 2016
... than 2 million sex-selective abortions in the 1980s, which grew to between 1.2 and 4.1 million in the 1990s; by the 2000s, researchers estimate there were at least 3.1 million and as many as 6 million sex-selective abortions in India. The cause of sex selection isn’t only generalized misogyny...