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Representing gender in cultures

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Published by Peter Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gender identity in mass media,
  • Gender identity in literature,
  • Sex role in mass media,
  • Sex role in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementElżbieta H. Oleksy, Joanna Rydzewska (eds.).
    ContributionsOleksy, Elżbieta., Rydzewska, Joanna.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP96.G44 R46 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination244 p. :
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3305338M
    ISBN 103631506678, 0820465461
    LC Control Number2004048673

      Representing an unprecedented collaboration among international scholars from Asia, Europe, and the United States, this volume rewrites the history of East Asia by rethinking the contentious relationship between Confucianism and women. The authors discuss the absence of women in the Confucian canonical tradition and examine the presence of women in politics, family, education, and . In nearly all of human history and, in particular, human culture, we have recognized and integrated at least two genders. For most societies, this means labeling two sexes (male/female) and two genders (man/woman) with the ideas of transsexualism and homosexuality being their own separate sect as novel and unprecedented, however cases of a “third gender” are well documented in multiple.

    Publication Information The main body of the Publication Information page contains all the metadata that HRAF holds for that document.. Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records Nez Dennetdale, Jennifer Title: Representing Changing Woman: a review essay on Navajo women Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph American Indian culture and research journal Cited by: Advertising Cultures continues a journey I began with my first book, Hard Looks, and many people have accompanied me along the way and helped to share and give direction to my thinking and to the contours of the book. Friends and colleagues in particular have provided wise counsel and intellectual support during the writing of this book and I.

    This book is part of a nuanced two-volume examination of the ways in which violence in comics is presented in different texts, genres, cultures and contexts. Representing Acts of Violence in Comics raises questions about depiction and the act of showing violence, and discusses the ways in which individual moments of violence develop, and are. Gender neutrality (adjective form: gender-neutral), also known as gender-neutralism or the gender neutrality movement, is the idea that policies, language, and other social institutions (social structures, gender roles, or gender identity) should avoid distinguishing roles according to people's sex or gender, in order to avoid discrimination arising from the impression that there are social.


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