Masculinities, Gender Equality and Violence

Authors

  • Øystein GullvÃ¥g Holter University of Oslo

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4471/mcs.2013.21

Keywords:

gender equality, violence, sexual harassment, gendering, theory development

Abstract

Based on new data on the impact of gender equality on interpersonal violence, the paper offers a critique of the gender-based violence view and presents an alternative view where gender inequality is central. This is connected to recent theory developments regarding gendering as an ontoformative (reality shaping) process, focusing on how gender inequality becomes manifest especially through sexual harassment and sex-related violence.

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2013-02-21

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Holter, Øystein G. (2013). Masculinities, Gender Equality and Violence. Masculinities &Amp; Social Change, 2(1), 51–81. https://doi.org/10.4471/mcs.2013.21

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