December 17, 2015

Kang on Conflicting Images of Manliness in Civil Society

John M. Kang, St. Thomas University School of Law, has published Fractured Manliness in volume 13 of the Seattle Journal for Social Justice (2014). Here is the abstract.
In this very short contribution to a symposium organized by the Seattle Journal for Social Justice, I illustrated how the law, on the one hand, stigmatizes in civil society the same sort of courage that it impels men to embrace in war. More than another instance of majestic hypocrisy, the disjuncture speaks to a fractured image of men, and how society exploits this fracture for its immediate ends.
Download the essay from SSRN at the link.

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