Ideology and Morality of Gender Culture in Ukraine

  • I. O. Svyatnenko Classical private university
Keywords: gender culture, egalitarian gender culture, gender racism, gender scenarios, feminolatria, maternolatria


The article is devoted to the research of the ideology and morality of latent gender racism in the gender culture of Ukraine.The author summarizes the first part of the results of empirical research on gender culture of Ukraine, which deals with such units as: a) gender positioning of men and women (equality / inequality); b) gender hierarchies (dominant / submissiveness / egalitarianism); c) gender standards for norms for assessing informal behavior and informal nonverbal-communicative signals.The analysis allows the author to reject the majority of assumptions about egalitarian peculiarities of gender positioning for male and female respondents. It is stated that the regime of privilege available to the Ukrainian gender culture allows to define gender scenarios as matriarchal-racist and those that are agreed upon by both men and women.It is emphasized that the consensus of such a situation shows not only the tacit consent of the majority with the guideline of gender racism, but also the lack of understanding of the policy of gender equality of the western type. Such misunderstanding minimizes the chances of establishing an egalitarian gender culture and contributes to further deepening both gender inequality and the resulting gender conflict of Ukrainian society with all its implications.


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How to Cite
Svyatnenko, I. (2019). Ideology and Morality of Gender Culture in Ukraine. Grani, 21(12), 52-61.