Conotations of gender and sex consepts in feminist studios

Ковальчук, Наталія Дмитрівна and Шакун, Наталія Валеріївна and Мельник, Ольга Євгеніївна (2019) Conotations of gender and sex consepts in feminist studios Проблеми соціальної роботи: філософія, психологія, соціологія (1(13)). pp. 13-20.

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Urgency of the research. While remaining dominant in feminist studies, cultural concepts of gender and sex have made a significant impact on research on social practices. Target setting. The semantic content of the concepts of “gender” and “sex” is based on the approach of social constructivism, which is based on the statement about the indirect influence of biological sex differences on social status and social determination of biological interpretation. Actual scientific researches and issues analysis. The works by such domestic and foreign scientists as O. Afanasieva, M.Bogachevska, N. Zborovska, H. Khrabrova, S. de. Beauvoir, M. Maierchyk, S. Okin, L. Stone and other are devoted to issues of cultural concepts of gender and sex. Uninvestigated parts of general matters defining. An attempt to explore the axiological and symbolic structure of women's discourse by analyzing the content of its key concepts was made. The research objective is to analyze the connotations of the concepts of gender sex in the focus of feminist research, which articulates the distinctions of "male" and "female", equality of opportunities for men and women, highlight the role of social institutions in the formation of gender identity. The statement of basic materials. Feminist criticism provides a description of the role of men and women in culture, aims to create a picture of social reality, interpreting its most important parameters: "gender", "sex", "body", "masculine", "feminine". The starting point of feminism is the assertion about the immersion of man in the world of culture and social relations, and hence the need for the deconstruction of the classical dichotomous conceptual model in which "male" and "female" have connotations above-below, reliable-unpredictable, strong-weak, active-passive, culture-nature. Conclusions. Аnalysis of the conceptual sphere of the concepts of "gender" and "sex" in feminist studies provides wide opportunities for constructing a picture of social reality and culture rethinking.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: gender; sex; concept; feminism; body; gender identity
Subjects: Це архівна тематика Київського університету імені Бориса Грінченка > Статті у журналах > Фахові (входять до переліку фахових, затверджений МОН)
Divisions: Це архівні підрозділи Київського університету імені Бориса Грінченка > Факультет суспільно-гуманітарних наук > Кафедра філософії та релігієзнавства
Depositing User: професор Наталія Дмитрівна Ковальчук
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2019 07:01
Last Modified: 31 Oct 2019 07:01

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