Beliefs and expectations sith respect to the role of men in society; Encompaesses a set of values, attitudes, and beliefs about masculinity. Machismo consists of positive and negative aspects of masculinity, including bravery, honor, dominance, aggression, sexism, sexual prowess, and reserved emotions. Signifies an ideology, a system that is masculinist and heteropatriarchal, promotes the attitude that women should remain in traditional roles, encouraging male dominance over women. Exists in every part of society (control over women's voice, independence, money, etc.).