A crucial concept developed by Simone de Beauvoir in The
Second Sex (1953) to explain how, in patriarchal culture, woman is
set up as the negative, the inessential, the abnormal to the male.
(Maggie Humm, The Dictionary of Feminist Theory, Harvester Wheatsheaf, London, 1989, p156)
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