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Embodiment below discourse: The internalized domination of the masculine perspective

Uhlmann, A; Uhlmann, Jennifer


This paper focuses on the embodied experience of gender. It draws upon Bourdieu's sociology of practice, cognitive sciences, and feminist phenomenology to highlight instances of non-discursive, cultural conditioning of embodied experience. Specifically, the paper focuses on the internalization by both men and women of the masculine perspective. It does so by discussing regular patterns of word ordering in English, comportment and motility, and orientation to the body. These patterns are...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Women's Studies International Forum
DOI: 10.1016/j.wsif.2005.02.007


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