misogyny

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misogyny

[mi′säj·ə·nē]
(psychology)
Hatred of women.
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Further, there is a difference between the way pornography and misogynistic violence inter-act in the two novels.
Too often we trivialize misogynistic conduct -- from rape and sexual humiliation to the contempt of women in politics," said Dr.
gt;In a nutshell: Mopey Brit stops time, undresses women and finds a brilliant career in this misogynistic lad-mag fantasy.
The author of His Dark Materials said Lewis' books were "a peevish blend of racist, misogynistic and reactionary prejudice" and contained "not a trace" of Christian charity, reported the BBC.
What's a white lesbian attorney with a rock-and-roll background doing working in a world as homophobic and misogynistic as hip-hop?
My goal: to find one where the sex wasn't too violent, freakish or misogynistic.
the Meese Commission--offering a lurid account of the supposedly routine misogynistic sadism in porn and fielding such trenchant questions as whether an image of a woman performing fellatio on her knees would automatically qualify as female subordination.
He points to positive roles for women in early Islam, but glides over the huge misogynistic problem-areas in contemporary Islam.
In place of bulbs or glass ornaments it displayed thousands of very white rolled-up OB tampons--a provocative reflection on the condition of women in societies, such as that of Iberia, dominated until recently by dictatorships whose inspiration was the most conservative and misogynistic version of Catholicism.
Vives's misogynistic treatise on women's education was certainly a "hit" in some circles, as the printing of five editions of Richard Hyrde's translation of the work in rapid succession suggests (1529a, 1529b, 1531, 1541, 1547).
Her wicked stepmother is a budding scientist, embittered by a misogynistic society that forces her to remain beautiful and produce a male child.
She traces the interplay between misogynistic images of women who sold their bodies, retailed commodities, or speculated in the stock market and the rise of domestic ideologies that asserted women's inherent weaknesses and natural inabilities to participate independently in the expanding commercial economy.