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Hypermasculinity

  • By: Ronald O. Craig
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

The term hypermasculinity is believed to have been established by Ashis Nandy in her writings on colonialism and gender in the 1980s. The term is widely used in the social sciences and has evolved in meaning, but no standard definition exists. ...

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