How are Anti-Gender Movements Changing Gender Studies as a Profession?

  title={How are Anti-Gender Movements Changing Gender Studies as a Profession?},
  author={Andrea Pető},
  journal={Religion and Gender},
  • A. Pető
  • Published 26 April 2017
  • Sociology
  • Religion and Gender
‘Thank God for the Catholic Church!’, Fassin quotes an imagined gender studies expert, as the anti-gender movement is gaining momentum in France. My response reflects on an issue that remains unaddressed in this volume: what are the consequences of the increasing public exposure of gender studies as a profession due to the surge of anti-gender movements? Recently gender studies scholars can indeed not complain about the lack of wider social interest in their work – just the opposite is true. In… 

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