Copertina di Single women: A history of misogyny
Titolo del libro:

Single women: A history of misogyny

Devaluing the feminine

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (15.11.2012 )

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ISBN-13:

978-3-659-29904-9

ISBN-10:
3659299049
EAN:
9783659299049
Lingua del libro:
Inglese
Risvolto di copertina:
Misogyny is the fundamental narrative of a patriarchy that has worked since prehistoric times to devalue the feminine. Unmarried women are particular anathema to patriarchal ideology, their marginalisation validated by the authoritative voices of institutional religion and science. This monograph maps the systematic elevation of the masculine over the feminine since patriarchy’s arrival in the Palaeolithic Mediterranean region, the birthplace of the Western tradition. The story moves through the West’s formative cultures and beliefs before relocating to England in the early Common Era, finishing in the New World, Australia, in modern times. Over millennia, women’s social position has periodically risen and fallen, consistent with patriarchy’s need for access to, and control over, their reproductive, economic, and political resources. In the early twenty-first century, the numbers of women embracing lives of relational independence are increasing. As might be expected, patriarchy continues its campaign of control through cultural discourses that idealise sexual attachment and privilege the couple.
Casa editrice:
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Sito Web:
https://www.lap-publishing.com/
Da (autore):
Andrea Shoebridge
Numero di pagine:
144
Pubblicato il:
15.11.2012
Giacenza di magazzino:
Disponibile
categoria:
Metodi della ricerca sociale empirica e quantitativa
Prezzo:
59,00 €
Parole chiave:
History, discourse, Religion, patriarchy, Misogyny, SINGLE WOMEN

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