War, Battering, and Other Sports: The Gulf Between American Men and Women
This work explores the relationship between male games and violence against women by examining various theoretical rubrics, including the classic authoritarian personality model of Adorno and Sanford. It also looks at Girard's theory of scapegoating, androcentrism and other theories.
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