(noun) Discrimination or prejudice against an individual or group based on sex or gender.
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- “There’s another part to sexism: assumptions about the other sex that are based on stereotypes even if you don’t believe these stereotypes have targeted women, let’s be clear that we’re no fans of stereotypes about men—that we’re naturally violent, that we only want sex, that we’re incompetent when it comes to looking after babies. Of course these sexist stereotypes are just as likely to be pushed by men as women, but all sexism sucks” (Kaufman and Kimmel 2011:144).
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Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “sexism.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved March 25, 2019 (http://sociologydictionary.org/sexism/).
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sexism. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/sexism/
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“sexism.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 25 Mar. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/sexism/>.