Gender Studies

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The study of gender identity and gendered representation is the focus of the interdisciplinary academic area known as gender studies. It was created in the multidisciplinary women's studies programme concerning to women, feminism, gender, and politics. Instead of the whole state of being male or female, it used to refer to the social and cultural conceptions of masculinity and femininity. After 1990, it began to gain popularity, notably in Western colleges, at the same time as deconstructionism. The fields of literature, linguistics, human geography, history, political science, archaeology, economics, sociology, psychology, anthropology, cinema, musicology, media studies, human development, law, public health, and medicine are among those that regularly contribute to gender studies. Additionally, it examines the relationships between the categories of gender and sexuality and race, ethnicity, region, socioeconomic class, country, and disability.

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