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SEXISM [1 record]

Record 1 2022-04-20

English

Subject field(s)
  • Social Problems
  • Sociology of Human Relations
DEF

Discrimination based on sex or on stereotypes related to gender, typically towards women.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Problèmes sociaux
  • Sociologie des relations humaines
DEF

Discrimination fondée sur le sexe ou sur les stéréotypes liés au genre, généralement à l'endroit des femmes.

CONT

Le terme sexisme sert à désigner [les] comportements, individuels ou collectifs, qui semblent perpétuer et légitimer la domination des hommes sur les femmes. Il est utilisé, plus couramment, pour caractériser les aspects idéologiques du phénomène et leurs expressions culturelles ou individuelles.

Spanish

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