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Gender, Culture, and Physicality: Paradoxes and Taboos

Social science


by
Sterk and Knoppers

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 160 pages

File size: 569 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Gender, Culture and Physicality explores and challenges cultural obstacles associated with gendered meanings given to physicality, or bodies in action. The authors argue that these meanings reflect cultural attitudes toward women and men and shape people’s choices, but can be changed through conscious “degendering.”