women’s studies

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Definition

Academic, usually interdisciplinary, approach to the analysis of women’s situation and gender relations, as well as to the gender dimension of all other disciplines. 

See also: feminist studies; gender studies

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Source(s)

(1) European Commission (1998). 100 Words for Equality: A Glossary of Terms on Equality between Women and Men;

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

URI: https://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1440