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by Susan Faludi
Backlash is a crucial book on a crucial subject. With great insight and wit, Faludi identifies the obstacles to women’s equality and directs us toward more promising responses.
Backlash is a crucial book on a crucial subject. DEBORAH L. RHODE, Professor of Law, Stanford Law School, and former Director, Institute on Women and Gender, Stanford. that equality is good for women, and that traditional gender roles are mandated unfairly by culture, not nature, you’ll find this book a valuable resource. WENDY KAMINER, The Atlantic. To my mother, Marilyn Lanning Faludi.
Susan Faludi does a great job in this book. I loved how each chapter has a specific theme, such as the media, the movies, fashion my favourite chapter, beauty products, politics, reproductive rights, and psychology. Each was prolific in examples of how women's progress was being impeded and slowed down by insecure men for a variety of reasons, chief of which their fear of being "emasculated". Faludi begins by taking us back, talking about previous backlashes, showing that the arguments are the same ones used as in the late 19th century, the early 20th century, and post WWII.
Emily Wilson: Susan Faludi is a Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, and it shows. Faludi's detailed and wryly observed interviews with a selection of some leading anti-feminists are a particular treat.
I would also strongly recommend Faludi's book Stiffed, about the death of American manhood
I would also strongly recommend Faludi's book Stiffed, about the death of American manhood. 3 people found this helpful. While some of the examples Susan Faludi uses to support her idea - that feminism is experiencing a backlash and women's rights are under attack more than ever - are a bit dated, her essential point remains shockingly valid. What was most disturbing to discover was the subtleness by which feminist gains are undermined: in film, conversation, advertisements, in education and the workplace.
Skillfully Probing the Attack on WomenвЂ™s Rights.
Faludi’s words seem especially prophetic in post-Trump America.
Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. Faludi’s words seem especially prophetic in post-Trump America. That glass ceiling remains unshattered, women are still punished for wanting to succeed, and reproductive rights are still hanging by a thread. But Backlash is an alarm bell for women of every generation-waking us up to the dangers that we all face. Read on the Scribd mobile app. Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere.
Chapter excerpt from the bestselling book Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women, by Susan Faludi, an examination of society and women's roles in America today. These willfully fictitious media campaigns added up to an antifeminist Backlash. Whatever progress feminism has recently made, Faludi's words today seem prophetic.
The backlash against women is real. Backlash is a crucial book on a crucial subject. This is the book we need to help us understand it, to struggle through the battle fatigue, and to keep going. as its two important predecessors, Simone de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex and Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique.
Susan Faludi’s latest book, about her photographer father’s transition to a woman, originally had no photos
Susan Faludi’s latest book, about her photographer father’s transition to a woman, originally had no photos. From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author of Backlash, an astonishing confrontation with the enigma of her father and the larger riddle of identity consuming our age. See All. Photos.