Misogyny is hatred or strong prejudice against women.
Misogyny is found in every aspect of our civilization in the form of male fear and hatred
against women. The foundations of early Christian misogyny its dread of female seduction
are all in St. Paul's epistles. They provided a convenient supply of divinely inspired
misogynistic texts for any Christian writer who chose to use them. The Troublesome
Helpmate: A History of Misogyny in Literature Katherine M. Rogers.
Misogyny, Women, and Obstacles to Tertiary
Education: A Vile Situation
Joyce Stalker, University of Waikato, Adult Education Quarterly, Vol. 51, No. 4, 288-305
(2001) - This article uses empirical data to demonstrate that misogyny creates a useful,
sharper theorization from which to explicate obstacles to women's participation in
tertiary education. Using misogyny to interpret traditional deterrence themes such as lack
of energy, family commitments, and child care responsibilities produces new meanings for
MISOGYNY ON AND OFF THE "PITCH" -
The Gendered World of Male Rugby Players
STEVEN P. SCHACHT, Gonzaga University, Spokane
From a feminist perspective and using an ethnographic methodology, this article explores
the gendered world of male rugby players in terms of how they socially and relationally
propagate gender roles. Rugby players' social reproduction of gender, ultimately grounded
in misogyny, allows these men at the individual level to psychologically and sometimes
physically dominate women.
Misogyny, Androgyny, and Sexual Harassment: Sex
Discrimination in a Gender-Deconstructed World, MEREDITH RENDER, University
of Maryland - School of Law - Harvard Journal of Law & Gender, Vol. 29.
Abstract: Understanding sexual harassment as a form of discrimination "because of
sex" has grown increasingly difficult as our understandings of both gender and sex
have grown richer and more complex.
Machismo, misogyny, and homophobia in a male athletic
subculture: a participant-observation study of deviant
rituals in collegiate rugby - Muir, Kenneth; Seitz, Trina - Deviant
Behavior, Volume 25.
Collegiate rugby in the United States is considered by many to be an emerging sport; as
such, little is known about the deviant conduct, both criminal and non-criminal, that is
inherent within the subculture. The behavior is framed in terms of a functional group
phenomenon that appears to be largely perpetuated by the notions of homophobia, machismo,
Male Competition and Misogyny in Two Interludes by John
Heywood, Louis C.
Johan Johan is seen as another male contest, but one set in a farcical, carnivalesque
genre which addresses male anxieties by temporarily upsetting the normal sexual hierarchy.
The effect of these texts on the audience is to encourage male mockery of women and to
coerce female acceptance of these views of women.
Charcot and the myth of misogyny - Christopher G. Goetz, MD, From
Rush University/Rush Presbyterian St. Lukes Medical Center, Chicago, IL. - To
evaluate Jean-Martin Charcots attitudes toward women and evaluate contemporary and
modern accusations of misogyny.
Misogyny in the nursing world? A historical
Zapico F, Adrian J., Escuela Universitaria de Enfermeria Valle Hebron de Barcelona.
Since their origins, surgical practices and specialties in the hands of men have enjoyed
an enormous social recognition while those treatment practices and care tasks which have
women as their main protagonists frequently fall into a forgotten and silent place.
'She's a pretty woman
for a gook': The Misogyny of the Vietnam War -
The Journal of American Culture 12 (3), 5565.
Barbara Helm - Combating Misogyny? Responses to Nietzsche by Turn.