La mujer es puro cuento: la cultura del género

  title={La mujer es puro cuento: la cultura del g{\'e}nero},
  author={Verena Stolke},
  journal={Revista Estudos Feministas},
The term gender has become the feminist shorthand, in the 1970s, to signal the cultural construction rather than biological basis of women's unequal treatment and domination by men. In the past three decades the term has become as ubiquitous as ambiguous in feminist theorizing but, surprisingly, there is no semantic history of the origins, changing approaches and meanings of the concept. In this article I show that US sexologists and psychologists introduced gender in the 1950s in their… 
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Based on the findings of a qualitative research with Peruvian women and men in the city of Cordoba, Argentina, this article explores the links between heterosexual male migrants and the world of
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Gayle S. Rubin, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Women’s Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan, made her first impact on feminist and gender theory in 1975 with the
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  • D. K. Lewis
  • Sociology
    Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
  • 1977
The women's liberation movement has generated a number of theories about female inequality. Because the models usually focus exclusively upon the effects of sexism, they have been of limited