The Constitution of a Gendered Enemy

@inproceedings{Russo1994TheCO,
  title={The Constitution of a Gendered Enemy},
  author={V. Russo},
  year={1994}
}
Gender is being taken up as an analytical category towards the end of the twentieth century. In a famous 1986 article, the American historian Joan W. Scott defined it as a mode of referring to the social organization of the relation between the sexes, a notion introduced in order to ‘discover the range in sex roles and in sexual symbolism in different societies and periods, to find what meanings they had and how they functioned to maintain the social order or to promote its change’.1 Often the… Expand
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