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a grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives

the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles

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Embodied surveillance and the gendering of punishment
This amounts to a betrayal of the fundamental Inuit notion that adults actually control gendering and even the birth process, a central point of Robert Lamblin's and Rose Dufour's work that deserves particular emphasis, since it impacts directly on the general problems raised by this paper.
White writes about the vilification of Isabel II in the years leading up to the Revolution of 1868 and the powerful gendering of the monarchy, the Republic, and the populace by the press and pamphleteers.
Editors and authors linked food and gender norms in at least two ways: sexualizing the process of cooking - as in "a way to a man's heart is through his stomach" - and by gendering particular cooking processes or types of food, in particular linking masculine behavior to meat preparation and barbecuing.
There is no easy answer to this question, but it seems fair to say that the concept of Spenser's interior struggle is obviously what fires Stephens' imagination, so that her compellingly clear and intricate analysis of the fugitive genderings in Spenser's poetry cannot be divorced from a methodology that combines synchronic and diachronic kinds of evidence.