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The Construction of Masculinity and the Triad of Men's Violence

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Published Date
January, 1987
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This article discusses the concept of surplus repression and how it tends to lead to surplus aggression in males. It also addresses the fact that traditional masculinity can lead men to commit violence not only against women, but against other men, and themselves too.