Studies in East European Thought

, Volume 55, Issue 1, pp 3-25

First online:

The Selfish Gender, or the Reproduction of Gender Asymmetry in Gender Studies

  • T.V. BarchunovaAffiliated with

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Gender discrimination can be overt anddeliberate. It can be covert and indeliberate.In the latter case it is called `asymmetry'.The gender studies community aims to reveal andeliminate any forms of gender asymmetry.However, insufficient methodological andtheoretical reflection implies the reproductionof gender asymmetry throughout genderstudies.

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