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feminism

 [fem´ĭ-nizm]
old term for feminization (def. 2).

feminism

[L. femininus]
1. The development of female secondary sexual characteristics in a man.
2. A political philosophy whose aim is to advance the standing of women in society.
See: gynecomastia

feminism

the appearance or existence of female secondary sex characters in the male.
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The reconstruction of a children's literature and services curriculum would embody what Jane Anne Hannigan calls "a feminist paradigm for library and information science" (Hannigan & Crew, 1993).
The prevailing feminist paradigm, argues Young, makes men into pillaging Huns and women into forbearing nuns, and it's getting us nowhere, not to mention invalidating the founding principle of feminism itself.
Gender as it relates to international adoption features in Sawin's narrative analysis exploring the construction of parenthood and family through a lens combining folkloristic and feminist paradigms.
It would have been well to have an additional section describing some contemporary formations of Black internationalist feminist paradigms.
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