Respect All Persons, and Gender and Other Equalities Will Follow

By Ooi Kee Beng

March 2022 EDITORIAL
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IT IS UNFORTUNATE that in most minds, the term “Feminism” more often than not, merely raises issues regarding the relatively-disadvantaged status of women as measured against male conditions and criteria.First of all, what’s gallingly wrong with this is the inherent absence of a critical attitude about maleness itself, and on the experience of being male in a society in the grip of long-term unbalanced gender relations.This line of path is an easy – and therefore attractive one to take. Benchmarked...

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Ooi Kee Beng

is the Executive Director of Penang Institute. His recent books include The Eurasian Core and its Edges: Dialogues with Wang Gungwu on the History of the World (ISEAS 2016). Homepage: wikibeng.com


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