Sustainable trust building is a crucial yet underanalyzed process, both in its successes and its more common failures. Because the politics of masculinization and feminization play salient roles in so many sustained and unsustained trust-building efforts, it is valuable during any public health crisis anywhere to pay close attention to women as trust builders and to nurses as feminized actors.
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
patriarchy, public health, femininity, nurses, COVID-19, paradoxes, paradox
Enloe, Cynthia, "Femininity and the Paradox of Trust Building in Patriarchies During Covid-19" (2021). International Development, Community, and Environment. 205.
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