Case Study Part Two: Unconscious Gender Role-Playing

  • Alexandra Walker


This chapter continues the case study of gender and examines the unconscious material of the global community in relation to gender equality and justice. It shows that the unconscious split between masculine and feminine has led to a construct of women as victims and men as dominators. Men have been conflated with masculine consciousness and women have been conflated with feminine consciousness. This archetypal split has been destructive in a number of ways, and has continued to devalue the feminine and the private sphere. Men have also been denied their right to access feminine consciousness.


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  • Alexandra Walker
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  1. 1.Centre for Social ImpactUNSW AustraliaSydneyAustralia

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