Gender: A Useful Category of Historical Analysis | Study Guide

Joan W. Scott

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Gender: A Useful Category of Historical Analysis | Glossary

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ahistoricity: (n) state of being unrelated to history

allusions: (n) implied or indirect referrals

codify: (v) to classify, standardize, or put into a system

dialectically: (adv) in a philosophical way

epiphenomenal: (adj) being secondary or the by-product of another phenomenon

episteme: (n) intellectual knowledge

epistemological: (adj) relating to the study of the elements and limits of human knowledge

essentialist: (adj) relating to the idea that characteristics are innate and not social constructs

exigencies: (n) requirements

explicit: (adj) expressed directly without being vague

extrapolation: (n) using known data to create conclusions about an unknown area of knowledge

figurative: (adj) using one thing to express the essence of another

fixity: (n) being in a fixed or stable state

heuristic: (adj) serving to aid in learning or problem-solving

oedipal: (adj) relating to the Oedipus complex, as seen in the classic Greek plays about Oedipus written by Sophocles

paradigms: (n) philosophical or theoretical frameworks

polity: (n) political organization

reify: (v) to represent something abstract as if it were a material object

vitiate: (v) to make something ineffective

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