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Stopping everyday sexism

Winter, David (2014) Stopping everyday sexism. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (11 Jul 2014). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

This article by Polis Summer School student David Winter. While studying in London I have witnessed multiple instances of ‘everyday sexism’. The first was the use of the ‘c’ word, in passing, by an American male while out for drinks. This was overheard by a female in the group, who asked him not to use that word. Sadly, soon after he did, repeatedly. Needless to say, the female was disheartened by his choice. Later that night I overheard one of his friends say that she should not have been upset by his using this word and that he did not like her because of it.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Sets: Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 15 May 2017 10:24
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2019 15:33
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/76961

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