"Sex" and "gender" as constitutional categories — Critical notes from iusfeminist legal dogmatics

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Title: "Sex" and "gender" as constitutional categories — Critical notes from iusfeminist legal dogmatics
Authors: Torres Díaz, María Concepción
Research Group/s: Grupo de Estudios Constitucionales del Estado y la Unión Europea (GECO-UE)
Center, Department or Service: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Estudios Jurídicos del Estado | Universidad de Alicante. Instituto Universitario de Investigación de Estudios de Género
Keywords: Sex and Gender | Constitutional law | Gender perspective | Women and rights | Legal methodologies
Issue Date: 2-Jul-2023
Publisher: Qeios
Citation: Qeios. 2023. https://doi.org/10.32388/YPGHZT
Abstract: The article invites reflection on the apparent neutrality of legal discourse and the importance of detecting gender biases and/or stereotypes. Hence, it begins by alluding to the Nobel laureate in Economics, Daniel Kahneman (2011), who in one of his works invites us to visualise two lines of equal size, but which, at first glance, appear to have a different extension. The Nobel laureate in economics states that what is seen and observed is never neutral. Hence the importance of stopping to think about the form of socialisation of the sex-gender system in order to subsequently reflect on the terms in which the legal discourse has outlined the subject of Law (normative model of the human) and has recognised rights, and its effects from the point of view of interpretation and normative application.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/135698
ISSN: 2632-3834
DOI: 10.32388/YPGHZT
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Rights: © 2023 María Concepción Torres Díaz. This is an open access publication distributed under the terms of the CC BY 4.0 License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Peer Review: si
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.32388/YPGHZT
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