public/private dichotomy

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1335

Definition

In relation to gender equality, the private/public dichotomy arises from its gendered nature, and from the association of masculinity and the public, and femininity and the private.

Source(s)

Pilcher, J., and Whelehan, I. (2004). Fifty Key Concepts in Gender Studies, London, Thousand Oaks.

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