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" gender" has increasingly become used to refer to any social construction having to do with the male/female distinction, including those constructions that separate "female" bodies from "male "
South Asians in Kenya: Gender, Generation and Changing Identities in Diaspora - Page 4
by Pascale Herzig - 2006 - 299 pages
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Women, International Development: And Politics

Kathleen Staudt - Political Science - 2010 - 356 pages
...to stress the social construct in contrast to the biological given. Second, gender is increasingly used to refer to any social construction having to do with the male/female, as opposed to the masculine/feminine distinction.31 Nicholson quotes Scott to show how sex is subsumable...
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The Play of Reason: From the Modern to the Postmodern

Linda J. Nicholson - Social Science - 1999 - 179 pages
...Here, "gender" is typically thought to refer to personality and behavior in distinction from the body; "gender" and "sex" are understood as distinct. On..."male" bodies. This latter usage emerged when many people came to realize that society shapes not only personality and behavior but also the ways in which...
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White Man Falling: Race, Gender, and White Supremacy

Abby L. Ferber, Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies Abby L Ferber - Social Science - 1998 - 182 pages
...Rejecting the notion of sexed bodies that exist outside of the social, this view defines gender as "any social construction having to do with the male/female...constructions that separate 'female' bodies from 'male' bodies . . . the body is itself always seen through social interpretation."17 This perspective does not ignore...
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