woman’s body



Key concept in women’s studies and feminist theory, with a focus on topics of control over women’s bodies, corporeal diversities, and critiques of gender dichotomy and essentialism.


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

(2) Šribar, R. (2015), ‘Glossary of common terms in gender equality and feminist theory’, in M. Ule, R. Šribar and A. U. Venturini, eds., Gendering Science: Slovenian Surveys and Studies in the EU Paradigms, Vienna, Echoraum.

URI: https://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1431