Spare Time There is a pretty strong precedent within the literature from classic sociology and more recent gender studies work supporting what is known as “internalised sexism”.

Perhaps you would do well to look into the work of Pierre Bourdieu, for example, on the role of culture in the production and reproduction of power and inequality.

No individual is free to make wholly independent choices, to think they are is, frankly, naïve.

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China specialist, feminist, political scientist in progress. Reviews, socialism & everyday academia. Low-brow, no jargon/acronyms. Editor of The Open Bookshelf.