Sexism and Gender Inequality
A review of sexism and gender inequality, from the 1950s to the present.
# 141757 | 1,000 words | 4 sources | APA | 2008 |
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in History (U.S. Post-Modern 1965-Present) , History (U.S. Baby Boom Years 1945-1965) , Gender and Sexuality (General) , Women Studies (Women and Society)
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The paper explores how we moved from the rampant sexism of the fifties to this time where women are actively making their mark, enough so for it to be a "crummy time to be a boy?" To answer this, the paper examines the gender inequalities that occurred in the nineteen fifties in the home, work and social spheres and sees how that led to the rise of women's pride and achievement.
From the Paper:"Throughout our American and world history, the human race has been riddled with inequality and bigotry. In America itself, we can certainly say our past has been patchy and fraught with the struggle to uphold the constitutional standard of "equality for all." More so than ever, women have been caught in the struggle for equal rights in every strata: from the home to the workplace to the general societal standards that have put upon women since history was recorded. Even still, the nineteen fifties were a time when gender inequality was at its worst. We have come so far and, according to Douglas Todd from "In a girl's world," "The notion of...""
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