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Biological Essentialism
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Biological essentialism refers to a set of beliefs about gender and its relationship to human biology. Specifically, it is the belief that there are only two genders and that those genders are directl…

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Strunk, Kamden K., “Biological Essentialism”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Critical Understanding in Education, Series Editors: William M. Reynolds, Bard Porfilio. Consulted online on 05 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2949-7299_ECUE_COM_04012>
First published online: 2022



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