The Shifting Of Masculinity Practice In The Global Political Constellation

Sri Muryantini, Istiana Rahatmawati, Laila Hanifah

Abstract


Political masculinity is portrayed in ways that are full of aggression through the gun, war and the military. After World War II subsided and entered a new chapter of the Cold War, inter-physical wars began to be replaced by ideological wars between the west and east poles, communists and liberalists. Eventhough physical warfare has subsided, various countries still highlight the masculine character to show its extension through hegemony that leads to soft power. This study conducted information searches through literature studies and group discussion forums about global political masculinity which were then extracted in the form of qualitative descriptive research. The goal of this research is to determine the shift in the practice of masculinity in the global political constellation. The results showed that there has been a shift in the practice of masculinity in several countries due to several factors, one of the most significant is globalization. Globalization requires countries to open up and lessen arrogance in order to maintain national stability and its existance also strengthen bargaining position in the global political constellation all at once.


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masculinity, global politics, constellation

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.31098/pss.v1i1.87

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