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Toxic Words. Chronicles of Ordinary Sexism


Parole tossiche. Cronache di ordinario sessismo

In every sphere of social life, public or private, we express ourselves with racist, homophobic and sexist words. Is this just a reflection of widespread vulgarity or is there a circular relationship whereby words, thought and actions are mutually reinforcing?
Priulla follows the trail of language in order to enter the dark sides of our societies and shed light on the unresolved issues of the gender relationship.
Far from being inert, words define the context in which we live and play a decisive role in the construction of individual subjectivity and collective identity, creating the bases upon which to erect abuse of power in everyday life. The remedy can only be daily practice of dissent and a conscious use of language