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
(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.