Is citizenship gendered?

Walby, Sylvia (1994) Is citizenship gendered? Sociology, 28 (2). pp. 379-395. ISSN 0038-0385

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Abstract

The absence of gender from writings on citizenship, such as those of Marshall, Mann and Turner, causes problems for the understanding of citizenship. Debates as to how gender can be integrated into citizenship highlight major divergences in feminist theory over the relationship between the public and the private. The paper argues that citizenship cannot be understood without a dynamic theory of gender relations, and that political citizenship for women destabilises private patriarchy and the family. Citizenship is about a transition from private to public patriarchy, not only the civilising of capitalism.

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Journal Article
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Sociology
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58996
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Deposited On:
09 Oct 2012 10:32
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Yes
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Published
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01 Sep 2020 01:34