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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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Another significant event was the awarding of the 2010 Inaugural AWGSA PhD Award for the most outstanding doctoral thesis completed at an Australian university with the last 2 years that clearly and extensively engages with feminist paradigms.
The discourse concerning the connection between the multicultural and the feminist paradigms is far from smooth; it is rather controversial and has been characterized by polemics among the proponents of three main approaches, which will be presented below.
The gradual recovery of a tradition of female aestheticism has helped to focus our attention on the inadequacies of feminist paradigms and literary history.
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