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MAY WE RECOMMEND--
Contribution to Knowledge: Truck Driver Machismo

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by Stephen Drew, AIR staff

"Machismo in Motion: The Ethos of Peruvian Truckers," Ralph Bolton, Ethos, vol. 7, no. 4, Winter 1979, pp. 312-42. (Thanks to Robin Pearce for bringing this to our attention.) The author summarizes his work thusly:

Analysis of 135 mottoes displayed on trucks in the highlands of southern Peru offers support for the hypothesis that machismo is a salient component in the ethos of Peruvian truckers.

 

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