public/private dichotomy

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Definition

Dichotomy that arises from its gendered nature, and from the association of masculinity and the public, and femininity and the private.

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Source(s)

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

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