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Author Glacier, Osire, author
Title Femininity, masculinity, and sexuality in Morocco and Hollywood : the negated sex / by Osire Glacier
Imprint Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017
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Descript 1 online resource (ix, 193 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 24 cm
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Note Chapter 1: Introduction -- Chapter 2: A Negated Body -- Chapter 3: A Negated Intellect -- Chapter 4: A Negated Existence -- Chapter 5: Conclusion
This book is the first to formulate an ideology of emancipation for women in Morocco. Beginning with constructs of the body, femininity and masculinity, it analyzes the central role played by the sociopolitical writing of sexuality in creating gender hierarchy. The author focuses on Morocco, while drawing parallels with Hollywood cinema, one of the great producers of femininity and masculinity, and conducts an exhaustive examination of constructs of femininity and masculinity in language, social practices, cultural productions and legal texts. This multidisciplinary study exposes in an analytical manner the mechanisms that transform the biological bodies of persons born with a vagina into feminine bodies belonging to the collectivity; therefore, it deliberately excludes religion from its analysis. The objectives of this project are tripartite: it exposes the dynamics that devalue women's humanity; it charts the schemas of their sexual, economic and sociopolitical exploitation; and it advances concrete solutions for re-establishing women's human dignity
Host Item Springer eBooks
Subject Feminism -- Morocco
Sex role -- Political aspects -- Morocco
Sex role in motion pictures
Feminism and motion pictures
Political Science and International Relations
Politics and Gender
Gender Studies
Feminist Anthropology
Feminism
African Culture
Discourse Analysis
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