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Female identities under a historical “absence” discourse

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Author(s): Óscar Martín Rosero Sarasty

Journal: CIVILIZAR : Ciencias Sociales y Humanas
ISSN 1657-8953

Volume: 13;
Issue: 24;
Start page: 117;
Date: 2013;
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Keywords: Identity | collective identity | female identity | common sense | inequality | domination.

ABSTRACT
The paper explores aspects of collective identities, analyzing in particular how the subjectivities and identities of women in Colombia, are crossed by systematicconditions of “invisibility” and historical “absence” with consequential discourses and ambiguous social practices, contradictory about the social place of womenand their femininity. The relevance of the issue of identities is analyzed, together with the possibilities of “resistance” and problematizations that feminine identities can carry, as well as possible alternatives to uncover and transform some issues so deeply rooted in common sense and in everyday routine, that they could seem“natural” and practically immovable and immutable. The paper concludes by discussing the need to create renewed mechanisms of analysis of historical situations of inequality and domination over women.
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