[xmca] Objecting to objectification

From: Mary K. Bryson (mary.bryson@ubc.ca)
Date: Fri Oct 28 2005 - 08:50:40 PDT

On 10/28/05 8:00 AM, "Ricardo Japiassu" <rjapias@uol.com.br> wrote:

> The most part of article is a predictable critical review of Leontiev¹s
> Activity, Counsciousness and Personality - not because Dr. Setsenko¹s
> thinking cannot go beyond the obvious rather present an original approach to
> activity but, in my point of view, because she preffers to be a ³good girl².

Misogynist sexist objectification of any author or their work is absolutely
unacceptable on this list.
If we are ever going to move forward in this field towards a body of
knowledges that is anything other than over-determined by a particularly
gendered history this kind of signifying practice can not be condoned.
You have almost managed in practical terms to have a private men's club,
with a few women relegated to the wings. If this really is the intent, then
be clear about it and the rest of us can move elsewhere.

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