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biographical notes

For quite some time now I have concerned myself with gender-relations theory and the meaning and transmission of gender images. I have my doctorate in sociology and my habilitation in educational science – both dealing with gender-related questions. After years working in a feminist educational project I was a guest and/or proxy professor at the universities of Frankfurt, Salzburg, Halle and Cologne, and in October 2008 I will start work as a full professor for pedagogy and gender research at the university of Paderborn. My books and articles deal with gender-relations theory (e.g. Geschlecht und symbolische Kastration 1996, Geschlecht und Différance 1998) and with the field of pedagogy (e.g. Erziehung und Geschlecht 2006).


The Meaning of Difference: The Effects of Gender Relations on Individuals and Social Structures

My main concern in this lecture is to show why our society’s gender order should still be of theoretical and political interest—and that it has a central role to play in establishing an individual’s identity as well as for a culture’s mind-set and the political order. ... (please follow

Letzte Aktualisierung: 2008-10-24 14:26:34