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Essentialism vs. Social Construction Theory

on August 16, 2014

I encountered a hefty dose of gender essentialism today. It’s late and I won’t go into detail about it. But the very notion that all men and all women are exactly this or that and never, say, wildly complex and human and diverse, really is a notion that ought to be thrown out in light of more modern research.

Here’s a nice summary.


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