Monthly Archives: May 1993

The chocolate-cream hero legend

May 20th, 1993|

This artice was originally published in The Star, May 20, 1993. Since then, I have slightly modified the classification of Waheed’s roles and, most importantly, I do not see his work as having anything to do with escapism. For these developments, see my book Waheed Murad: His Life and Our Times (2015).

I am also removing […]

Gender roles in education

May 11th, 1993|

You, Volume 3, No. 19, The News International. 1993

That our textbooks present only stereotypes where gender roles are concerned is an obvious fact. The sort of actions that male and female characters perform are always meant to assert the social superiority of one sex over the other e.g. fathers or brothers are always busy reading […]