Making men of them: male socialization for warfare and combative sports

World Cultures Vol/Iss. 12 Published In Pages: 2-17
By Chick, Garry, Loy, John W.


Hypermasculine behaviors will be positively associated with indicators of masculinist ideology


See p. 11 for correlations; correlations were made for hypermasculine behavior variables of resort to force, interpersonal violence, homicide, assault, frequency of warfare, individual combative sports, and number of sham combats and masculinist ideology variables of valued - strong, potent males, value of war, violence solves, and acceptability of violence. About half of the correlations were significant.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Spearman’s rank-order correlationPartially supportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN