Gender, Sexuality and Power in Groups

  title={Gender, Sexuality and Power in Groups},
  author={Erica Burman},
In this paper I draw on issues posed by an experiential women's group, first, to explore relations between women in groups and, second, to highlight how gendered institutional dynamics enter into relations of desire and authority between women. Reviewing current literature on women, gender and groups, I discuss the absence of discussion of the erotic (including the homoerotic) within groups - including women's groups and how this connects with questions of agency, power and knowledge. The… CONTINUE READING