Gender studies

2017-07-27T20:47:15+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Sociology of gender, Language and gender, Foot binding, Friendship, Gender mainstreaming, Glass ceiling, Patriarchy, Gamergate controversy, Sexualism, Sexual assault, Third gender, Gender inequality, Gender variance, History of homosexuality, Androphobia, Women in the military, History of human sexuality, Women in the military by country, Philandry, Gender in speculative fiction, Women's studies, Globalization and women in China, Women as theological figures, Men's studies, Women in photography, Women in government, Philogyny, Women and the environment, Feminism in Germany, EGM: prevention of violence against women and girls, Female labor force in the Muslim world, Late termination of pregnancy, Girls' games and toys, Seriality (gender studies) flashcards Gender studies
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  • Sociology of gender
    Sociology of gender is a prominent subfield of sociology.
  • Language and gender
    Research into the many possible relationships, intersections and tensions between language and gender is diverse.
  • Foot binding
    Foot binding was the custom of applying painfully tight binding to the feet of young girls to prevent further growth.
  • Friendship
    Friendship is a relationship of mutual affection between people.
  • Gender mainstreaming
    Gender mainstreaming is the public policy concept of assessing the different implications for women and men of any planned policy action, including legislation and programmes, in all areas and levels.
  • Glass ceiling
    A glass ceiling is a metaphor used to represent an invisible barrier that keeps a given demographic (typically applied to women) from rising beyond a certain level in a hierarchy.
  • Patriarchy
    Patriarchy is a social system in which males hold primary power and predominate in roles of political leadership, moral authority, social privilege and control of property.
  • Gamergate controversy
    The Gamergate controversy concerns issues of sexism and progressivism in video game culture, stemming from a harassment campaign conducted primarily through the use of the Twitter hashtag #GamerGate.
  • Sexualism
    Sexualism is either discrimination based on sexuality, or sexuality itself.
  • Sexual assault
    Sexual assault is a sexual act in which a person is coerced or physically forced to engage against their will, or a non-consensual sexual touching of a person.
  • Third gender
    Third gender or third sex is a concept in which individuals are categorized, either by themselves or by society, as neither man nor woman.
  • Gender inequality
    Gender inequality refers to unequal treatment or perceptions of individuals based on their gender.
  • Gender variance
    Gender variance, or gender nonconformity, is behavior or gender expression by an individual that does not match the gender norms of the gender they are perceived to be by society.
  • History of homosexuality
    Societal attitudes towards same-sex relationships have varied over time and place, from expecting all males to engage in same-sex relationships, to casual integration, through acceptance, to seeing the practice as a minor sin, repressing it through law enforcement and judicial mechanisms, and to proscribing it under penalty of death.
  • Androphobia
    Androphobia is is an abnormal fear of men, a type of specific social phobia.
  • Women in the military
    For over 3,000 years in a large number of cultures and nations, women have played many roles in the military, from ancient warrior women, to the women currently serving in conflicts, although the vast majority of all combatants in every culture have been men.
  • History of human sexuality
    The social construction of sexual behavior—its taboos, regulation, and social and political impact—has had a profound effect on the various cultures of the world since prehistoric times.
  • Women in the military by country
    Recent history of changes in women's roles includes having women in the military in many countries.
  • Philandry
    Philandry is fondness, love, or admiration towards men.
  • Gender in speculative fiction
    Gender has been an important theme explored in speculative fiction.
  • Women's studies
    Women's studies is an interdisciplinary field of academic study that examines gender as a social and cultural construct, the social status and contributions of women, and the relationships between power and gender.
  • Globalization and women in China
    The study of the impact of globalization on women in China examines the role and status of Chinese women relative to the political and cultural changes that have taken place in the 20th century as a consequence of globalization.
  • Women as theological figures
    Women as theological figures have played a significant role in the development of various religions and religious hierarchies.
  • Men's studies
    Men's studies, often called men and masculinities in academic settings, is an interdisciplinary academic field devoted to topics concerning men, masculinity, feminism, gender, and politics.
  • Women in photography
    The participation of women in photography goes back to the very origins of the process.
  • Women in government
    Women in government in the modern era are under-represented in most countries worldwide, in contrast to men.
  • Philogyny
    Philogyny is fondness, love, or admiration towards women.
  • Women and the environment
    In the early 1970s, an interest in women and their connection with the environment was sparked, largely by a book written by Esther Boserup entitled Woman's Role in Economic Development.
  • Feminism in Germany
    Feminism in Germany as a modern movement began during the Wilhelmine period (1888–1918) with individual women and women's rights groups pressuring a range of traditional institutions, from universities to government, to open their doors to women.
  • EGM: prevention of violence against women and girls
    The Expert Group Meeting (EGM): prevention of violence against women and girls was convened as part of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women's multi-year programme of work for 2010-2014.
  • Female labor force in the Muslim world
    Female participation and advancement in majority Muslim countries, or nations in which more than 50% of the population identifies as an adherent of the Islamic faith, has traditionally been areas of controversy.
  • Late termination of pregnancy
    Late termination of pregnancy (TOP), also known as postviability abortion, induced termination of pregnancy (ITOP), or simply abortion are terminations of pregnancy which are performed during a later stage of pregnancy.
  • Girls' games and toys
    Girls' games and toys are a large yet difficult market for the children's toy industry.
  • Seriality (gender studies)
    Seriality or serial collectivity is a term that feminist scholar Iris Marion Young used to describe a reconceptualization of the category of woman in her 1994 essay Gender as Seriality.