Interrogating Norms: Feminists theorizing sexuality, gender and heterosexuality

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Charmaine Pereira looks at changing debates on gender and sexuality. She highlights feminist theorizing that in order to understand the complexity of heteronormative social relations, it is important to examine the relations among gender and sexuality in general, and heterosexuality in particular.

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Pereira, C. Interrogating Norms: Feminists theorizing sexuality, gender and heterosexuality. Development 52, 18–24 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1057/dev.2008.84

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Keywords

  • heteronormativity
  • sexuality
  • gender
  • heterosexuality
  • agency
  • empowerment