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Gender Identity

  • By: Fiona Gill
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Gender is one of the most significant identities possessed by humans globally, defining the role, power, and appearance of all people in every society. It refers to the sense that an individual has of himself or herself as male or female. ...

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