Mascolinità tossica e protezione internazionale

Autori

  • Luigi Pannarale Università di Bari, Italia
  • Leoluca Armigero Università di Bari, Italia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15167/2279-5057/AG2021.10.20.1311

Abstract

This article critically analyses the relationship between toxic masculinity, both in refugees and local authorities’ imaginary, as a way to behave in order to look or not to look like a gay man. Even the policy makers seem to solve the problem of a sexual orientation objectivity by watching how far is an individual experience from the strictly-binary gender expectations and performativity that societies have chosen for that person. Refugees have to play a lifetime long role not to let people around them down: their bodies and habits are forced into stereotypes; the lack of representation will not help them find a liberation through the world. The comparison between two different cultures will reveal it is just one culture, facing herself after decades.

Keywords: toxic masculinity, international protection, gender stereotypes.

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Pubblicato

2021-12-12 — Aggiornato il 2021-12-17

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