Gender and Power - Society, the Person and Sexual Politics
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This article discusses the gendered nature of politics as practice and political science as an academic discipline. It studies the sex-typing characteristic of most institutions in the modern world and describes how gender shapes the ways people organize, think, and know about the world. The article then identifies the changes that have occurred in politics and political science over the last hundred years and examines the politics and gender scholarship. Finally, it presents an understanding of the evolution of the gender and politics subfield as well as some of the challenges that remain. Keywords: gendered nature , politics , political science , sex typing , gender. Politics as a real-world phenomenon and political science as an academic discipline are gendered.
During the past two decades the underrepresentation of women in IT education and employment has become an important issue. Starting in the early s, this concern arose among women computer scientists worried about the shortage of students entering and graduating in computer science, while the number of women in other university courses was increasing gradually Pearl et. Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF. Skip to main content. Advertisement Hide. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.