David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Sociological Theory 11 (2):137-151 (1993)
In homes, schools, and workplaces, women and men are often separated in ways that sustain gender stratification by reducing women's access to socially valued knowledge. The fact that these spatial arrangements may be imperceptible increases their power to reproduce prevailing status differences. I use cross-cultural and historical examples to illustrate that the more pronounced the degree of spatial gender segregation, the lower is women's status relative to men's. The advantages of such a spatial perspective are its interdisciplinary foundations and its creation of avenues for change
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Elizabeth Cashdan (1999). How Women Compete. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (2):221-221.
John Marshall Townsend (1999). Male Dominance Hierarchies and Women's Intrasexual Competition. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (2):235-236.
Richard Machalek (1999). Novel Status Contests, Archaic Evolved Psychologies. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (2):231-231.
János M. Réthelyi & Mária S. Kopp (2004). Hierarchy Disruption: Women and Men. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27 (2):305-307.
Linda McDowell & Joanne P. Sharp (eds.) (1997). Space, Gender, Knowledge: Feminist Readings. J. Wiley.
Alison M. Jaggar (2009). Transnational Cycles of Gendered Vulnerability. Philosophical Topics 37 (2):33-52.
Louise Gyler (2010). The Gendered Unconscious: Can Gender Discourses Subvert Psychoanalysis? Routledge.
Martha E. Gimenez (2005). Capitalism and the Oppression of Women: Marx Revisited. Science and Society 69 (1):11 - 32.
Harry Brod (1987). The New Men's Studies: From Feminist Theory to Gender Scholarship. Hypatia 2 (1):179 - 196.
Sylvia Burrow (2008). Gendered Politeness, Self-Respect, and Autonomy. In Bernard Mulo Farenkia (ed.), In De la Politesse Linguistique au Cameroun / Linguistic Politeness in Cameroon. Peter Lang.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads20 ( #86,390 of 1,102,934 )
Recent downloads (6 months)7 ( #36,687 of 1,102,934 )
How can I increase my downloads?