"Rosie the Riveter" ( Connie Field ) & "Rosie the Riveter Revisited" ( Sherna Gluck )
Examines 1980 documentary film & 1987 book's portrayals of women in American. society & workplace before, during & after WWII.
# 13614 | 2,475 words | 2 sources | 1999 |
Published on Feb 17, 2003 in Film (Analysis, Criticism, Etc.) , History (U.S. World Wars) , Women Studies (General) , Women Studies (Women and Society)
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From the Paper:"INTRODUCTION
The documentary "Rosie the Riveter" by Connie Field and the book Rosie the Riveter Revisited by Sherna Berger Gluck refer to a period in American history that can be considered the beginning of a major shift in the role of women. During World War II, when millions of men were conscripted or voluntarily joined the armed forces, defense plants in the United States had to continue producing needed armaments and other goods for the war effort. At the time, relatively few women worked outside the home, and even fewer would have worked in factories like those producing airplanes and other military goods. This changed as a female work force was enlisted to see to it that production did not decrease in this time of emergency. The women who took these jobs found a new sense of accomplishment, freedom, and.."
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