Gender Space and Power

Author(s) : Mino Vianello, Author(s) : Elena Caramazza

Gender Space and Power

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  • Publisher : Free Association Books
  • Published : 2005
  • Category :
    Psychoanalysis
  • Catalogue No : 22286
  • ISBN 13 : 9781853439186
  • ISBN 10 : 1853439185

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Presenting the key concept of 'ovular space' as opposed to 'rectilinear' spatial concepts as a new paradigm for social analysis, the authors put forward a wide-ranging social and cultural critique based on a utopian vision of a new social organization. They argue for a reversal of the 'masculinism' that has predominated throughout human history to date. They analyse the origins and structures of this predominant cultural form and describe phenomena that indicate that this pattern is shifting with changes in gender roles.

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Mino Vianello is former Professor of Economic Sociology at Rome University, Italy. He was awarded the 2000 Descartes Prize for his research on gender difference at the top of public life in 27 countries.

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