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Feminist visions of gender similarities and differences

by Meredith M. Kimball

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Published by Haworth Press in Binghamton, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex role,
  • Sex differences (Psychology),
  • Feminist theory

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-212) and index.

    StatementMeredith M. Kimball.
    SeriesHaworth innovations in feminist studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1075 .K54 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 227 p. ;
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1277274M
    ISBN 101560249633, 1560238704
    LC Control Number95008959

    In this I see hope – both for women’s studies/gender studies in the academy and for the impact of feminism in the wider world. References: Brah, Avtar () ‘Questions of difference and international feminism’, in Jane Aaron and Sylvia Walby (Eds.) Out of the Margins, London, Falmer Press.   Gender as a Social Construct. Increasingly, in our culture, gender is being positioned and heralded as a social construct. As such, gender is merely the product of the reigning beliefs, traditions, and ideas of a given people in a given society at a given time, untethered to either a transcendent God or biological reality established at conception.

    The gender similarities hypothesis holds that males and females are similar on most, but not all, psychological variables. That is, men and women, as well as boys and girls, are more alike than they are different. In terms of effect sizes, the gender similarities hypothesis states that most psychological gender differences are in the close-to-. Module 1: Foundations of A Psychology of Gender. Module Overview. In our first module, we will lay the foundation for the rest of the book by contrasting gender with the concepts of sex and sexual orientation and differentiate health and wellness.

    care, equality of labor market position, changes in work organization to eliminate gender differences in the burden of childrearing) necessary to give men and women equal real power. Many feminists, of course, hold much more complex visions of gender emancipation 3 For a discussion of liberal feminism, see Jaggar (), chapters 3 and 7.   The relationship between feminism and transgender theory and politics is surprisingly fraught. The goal in this entry is to outline some of the key philosophical issues at the intersections, and this can be accomplished only by attending to the history of feminist and trans politics as it has unfolded in the U.S. “Transgender” as a politics and “trans studies” as a twin of “queer.


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Winner of the Distinguished Publication Award from the Association for Women in Psychology, Feminist Visions of Gender Similarities and Differences opens a dialectic between the two traditions of feminism--similarities-based and differences-based--and generates useful scientific, political, and psychological tensions.

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Kimball. Publication date Pages: Cole / Rothblum / Kimball, Feminist Visions of Gender Similarities and Differences,Buch, Bücher schnell und portofrei. Feminism is a complex set of ideologies and theories, that at its core seeks to achieve equal social, political, and economic rights for women and sm refers to a diverse variety of beliefs, ideas, movements, and agendas for action.

It refers to any actions, especially organized, that promote changes in society to end patterns that have disadvantaged women. The study of gender differences began in earnest in the s and has since increased dramatically to infiltrate virtually all fields of study in the social and behavioral sciences.

Along the way, it was discovered that while women very often think and behave differently than do men, industrialized societies cater to masculine perspectives.

Feminists must be able to address cultural and social differences in gender construction if feminism is to be a genuinely inclusive movement and be careful not to posit commonalities that mask important ways in which women qua women differ.

These concerns (among others) have generated a situation where (as Linda Alcoff puts it) feminists aim to. What is gender. 19 Feminist theories, gender and health The contemporary acceptance of gender as a legitimate area of study in the sociology of health and illness, belies a hard fought and ongoing bat-tle for recognition.

Early challenges to male hegemony emphasised women's invisibility (Clarke ). Oakley (), for example, wrote of. Feminist and Gender Theories There is no original or primary gender a drag imitates, but gender is a kind of. imitation for which there is no original. —Judith Butler. Key Concepts Hegemonic Masculinity Patriarchal Dividend.

Connell. Key Concepts Queer. Of course they are women, but in talking about feminism and gender and all of that, it’s important for us to acknowledge the differences in experience of gender.

That’s really what my point is. Had I said ‘a cis woman is a cis woman, and a trans woman is a trans woman’, I don't think I would get all the crap that I'm getting, but that's. This book was a great read.

It spoke mainly of four broad topics: the level to which sexism and misogyny are systematised in art history, the benefits to he had from incorporating Marxist and feminist theory to build a new art history, the creation of the individual creative masculine artist as a subject indépendant of its conditions throughout the modernist movement, and the voyeuristic and /5(13).

It engages with the differences and similarities between gender and feminist media studies, gendered communication systems, gendered news production, feminist methodologies and methods in.

This essay examines sex/gender differences and similarities in offending and victimization among young people. Gender differences are pronounced for violent behaviors and smaller for minor property crime. Females have a greater risk of sexual victimization, while males have higher rates of other types of victimization.

The essay examines how these patterns are influenced by status. In his book, The Blank Slate, and again today, Steve argued that social forces are over-rated as causes of gender differences. Intrinsic differences in aptitude are a larger factor, and intrinsic differences in motives are the biggest factor of all.

Personally, I think difference feminism gained its most attention when Carol Gilligan published In A Different Voice in American psychologist Gilligan did significant research on moral development of boys and girls, putting forth the theory that there were gender differences in patterns.

Get this from a library. Encyclopedia of women and gender: sex similarities and differences and the impact of society on gender. [Judith Worell;] -- The study of gender differences began in earnest in the s and has since increased dramatically to infiltrate virtually all fields of study in the social and behavioral sciences.

Along the way, it. "Written by a groundbreaking theorist in the psychology of women and gender studies, this book adds fuel to the controversies that swirl around the topics of gender similarities and differences, and it integrates an analysis of both homophobia and heterosexism in its theory of how male power is reproduced."—Mary Roth Walsh, professor of psychology at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.Feminism as an academic disc ipline was an off shoot of the feminist movement of the s and s a movement dedicated to achieving political, social and economic equality for women.Judith Butler is an American gender theorist whose writing has influenced our understanding of feminism and gender identity.

In this lesson, we will define feminism and discuss Butler's perspectives.