"Discrimination discourse is incompatible with hegemonic masculinity"
The young men who were interviewed mainly portrayed their decisions not to notify the police in the context of a masculinity discourse rather than using a discourse of discrimination, even though the interviewers asked specifically about whether discrimination or trust in the police influenced their decision. The researchers argue that these young men’s accounts reflect their preferred self-presentations, since a dicriminination discourse may be tied to a victim identity that is incompatible with hegemonic masculinity.
The article is available here: http://portal.research.lu.se/portal/sv/publications/refraining-from-repo...
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