antifeminism


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an·ti·fem·i·nist

 (ăn′tē-fĕm′ə-nĭst, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Characterized by ideas or behavior reflecting a disbelief in the economic, political, and social equality of the sexes.

an′ti·fem′i·nism n.
an′ti·fem′i·nist n.

antifeminism

(ˌæntɪˈfɛmɪnɪzəm)
n
the opposition to feminism
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antifeminism - activity indicative of belief in the superiority of men over womenantifeminism - activity indicative of belief in the superiority of men over women
sexism - discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of the opposite sex
Translations
antifeminismi
antifeminizam

antifeminism

[ˌæntɪˈfemɪnɪzəm] Nantifeminismo m
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Roberts's 'The Exquisite Slave,'" Signs (Winter 1977): 518-519; Joanna Russ, "Comment on Helen Roberts 'The Exquisite Slave: The Role of Clothes in the Making of the Victorian Woman,' and David Kunzle's 'Dress Reform as Antifeminism,'" Signs (Winter 1997): 520-521; David Kunzle, Fashion and Fetishism: A Social History of the Corset, Tight-Lacing and Other Forms of Body-Sculpture in the West (New Jersey, 1982); Lois Banner, American Beauty (Chicago, 1983); Valerie Steele, Fashion and Eroticism: Ideals of Feminine Beauty from the Victorian Era to the Jazz Age (New York, 1985).
A seasoned journalist and founder of the right-wing Independent Women's Forum publication The Women's Quarterly, she's certainly no stranger to antifeminism.
Po-Chia Hsia who sees a possible link to antifeminism -- supported by Jane Dempsey Douglass' scan of French women writers of the period.
leaves behind the seeker of rational disputation', though with a nasty residue of antifeminism and high machismo.
His antifeminism, as expressed in his cynical speech on cuckoldry (act 1, scene 2), seems more fashionable than felt.
Likewise, consigning the abiding appeal antifeminism has for many conservative women to a hysterical "Palin-mania" isn't only a step backward--dismissing this women's movement as women have always been dismissed-it's wishful thinking.
This essay argues that the right-wingers who drove the "Communists-in-government" crusade were antifeminists and that they used popular antifeminism as a tool in their battle against leftists and liberals.
Francesco Zambon explores the reworking of Dinadan in the Italian Tavola ronda, in which he becomes openly both cowardly and misognynous, his views reflecting both the antifeminism of clerical culture and the fourteenth-century bourgeois audience's fascination and disenchantment with the Arthurian world.
It is Cicero's position at the apex of this triangle of desire that provides a distinctly literary resonance to the explicit homosociality and implicit antifeminism of the fiction.
The name may have done well in focus groups, but it sends the wrong signal it's not an accident that the Christian conservative Gary Bauer's PAC is called the Committee for Working Families or that "family" has become a code word for antifeminism, censorship, sexual repression, heterosexism.
In essays of related interest, Jyotsna Singh considers antitheatricality, antifeminism, and Antony and Cleopatra; Shirley Nelson Garner discusses attitudes to women's cosmetics--most famously perhaps a target of Hamlet's misogyny--in both Renaissance drama and society; Margaret Lael Mikesell makes a lively contribution to the continuing debate about The Taming of the Shrew; and Antony B.
They call for a "power-sensitive conception of academic freedom" that connects antifeminism in the classroom to the larger social and political contexts in which feminism is rejected and belittled.