Chapter 8. Sexism

  1. R. G. Frey and
  2. Christopher Heath Wellman
  1. Ann E. Cudd and
  2. Leslie E. Jones

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996621.ch8

A Companion to Applied Ethics

A Companion to Applied Ethics

How to Cite

Cudd, A. E. and Jones, L. E. (2005) Sexism, in A Companion to Applied Ethics (eds R. G. Frey and C. Heath Wellman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996621.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781557865946

Online ISBN: 9780470996621

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Keywords:

  • sexism;
  • women in the workforce;
  • feminist theory of sexism;
  • struggle against sexism;
  • extrinsic sexism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is Sexism?

  • Background: Language, Experience, and Recognition

  • Levels of Sexism

  • Two Feminist Views of Sexism

  • Objections