Although there have been some attempts to “add men” into gender analysis, so far these attempts have primarily been made in order to balance the gender perspective and demonstrate that gender is not only about women. Critical analysis and deconstruction of men’s privileges has not yet taken place. Pro-feminist men and masculinities studies in Ukraine is emerging under rather problematic anti-feminist ideological conditions.
Independent researcher and GEXcel International Collegium open position fellow affiliated with the Unit of Gender Studies, Linköping University since June, 2012. Her research interests lie in feminist and gender theories, critical studies of men and masculinities, nationalism, gender politics, and consumer and visual culture.