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the hatred of, contempt for, or prejudice against women or girls.
the hatred of, contempt for, or prejudice against men or boys.
the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities
a social system in which males hold primary power and predominate in roles of political leadership, moral authority, social privilege and control of property
a social system in which females hold primary power, predominate in roles of political leadership, moral authority, social privilege and control of property
school of thought refering to the ways social phenomena are created, institutionalized, and made into tradition by humans
either the male or female division of a species, especially as differentiated by social and cultural roles and behavior
a set standard of development or achievement usually derived from the average or median achievement of a large group
The right to vote for women
gender as performance
Judith Butler's research
Gender is culturally constructed through a repetition of acts.
Gender is what you do, not who you are.
Laura Mulvey's theory
It is used to describe when the audience is put into the perspective of a (heterosexual) man. Female characters are sexualized, and the camera may zero in on female body parts considered sexual.
Is an element of the wider objectification of women in society
Susan Bordo's research
Western philosophy has tended to portray these as binary opposites
Associated with reason, logic, order, the spiritual AND Men
Associated with the base, animalistic, uncontrollable, AND Women
Consequently women are more easily objectified, negativised, and controlled in relation to body image
An attractive and seductive woman, especially one who will ultimately bring disaster to a man who becomes involved with her
Stock character type of Hard-Boiled detective fiction
The woman is being symbolised and reduced to her body. She is being viewed as an object.