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The Hero

One of the ways that society seduces men into becoming soldiers (for the benefit of the military) is by linking ‘real’ masculinity, patriotism and heroism together. From early childhood, boys are indoctrinated into thinking that the highest proof of masculinity … Continue reading

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Raising our Sons for War?

Are we – parents and society – unconsciously raising our sons to be useful pawns for war? In his fascinating, well documented book, “War and Gender”, Joshua S. Goldstein*, Professor of International Relations at American University, DC, puts forward the … Continue reading

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