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Sex, gender and power

Michael A. Smith

Sex, gender and power

the enigma of the public house

by Michael A. Smith

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Published by Michael A. Smith in [Yorkshire] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Prof. Michael A. Smith.
The Physical Object
Pagination171 p. :
Number of Pages171
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22034705M
ISBN 10090790873X

SEX/GENDER. Although the terms sex and gender are often used interchangeably, they, in fact, have distinct meanings. Sex is a classification based on biological differences—for example, differences between males and females rooted in their anatomy or physiology. By contrast, gender is a classification based on the social construction (and maintenance) of cultural Cited by: 2.   Book Description "This updated edition of Bornstein's formative My Gender Workbook () provides an invigorating introduction to contemporary theory around gender, sexuality, and power. The original is a classic of modern transgender theory and literature and, alongside Bornstein's other work, has influenced an entire generation of trans writers and artists.

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Topic Question: What understandings of the issue of gender and power are gained from characterization of men and women constructed in the text studied? The notion of power is a fundamental building block of any ancient, modern or futuristic society. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood is an example of the distribution of power across a . Gender tends to denote the social and cultural role of each sex within a given society. Rather than being purely assigned by genetics, as sex differences generally are, people often develop their.


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