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sexism

  1. any attitudes and actions which overtly or covertly discriminate against women or men on the grounds of their sex or GENDER – see SEX DISCRIMINATION.
  2. any devaluation or denigration of women or men, but particularly women, which is embodied in institutions and social relationships, e.g. the sexist use of language, such as the male personal pronoun, ‘he’, to refer to men and women. See also PATRIARCHY.
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Examples of hostile sexism included agreeing that women tend to exaggerate problems at work, while someone who is benevolently sexist will believe women should be rescued before men from a sinking ship.
They found men whose answers led to them being classed as benevolently sexist smiled more while playing the quiz game and chatting.
Benevolent sexist men hold women in high regard and are willing to sacrifice themselves to save and protect women, according to the study's co-author Jin Goh.
The survey results also showed that anxiously attached men tend to be romantics at heart who adopt benevolently sexist beliefs, while avoidantly attached men lean toward social dominance.
d) Sexist ideology or the beliefs that justify inequality and/or power differences between both sexes.
Pratto and Walker (2004) propose that sexist ideology is an important tool to justify inequality and/or power differences between both sexes.
It's not sexist to say that women don't have the same strength and stamina as menIt's not sexist to say that women, in general, do not have the same level of strength and stamina that men have, so they shouldn't be expected to fight alongside them - Mick M, Helensburgh.
All-Night Visitors' Calibanic, male sexist discourse is clearly the kind that does not "submit .
If this is true, then it would seem that Eli's tricksterism works, and he expropriates the discourse from its Calibanic, sexist context.