Backlash

Backlash

The Undeclared War Against American Women

Book - 2006
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Random House, Inc.
From the author of In the Darkroom, a feminist classic and skillful examination of the attack on women’s rights.

Today’s political climate leaves no doubt that American women are still being assaulted by the same antifeminist backlash messages that Susan Faludi brilliantly exposed in her 1991 bestseller. When it was first published, Backlash made headlines for puncturing popular media myths like the “infertility epidemic” and the “man shortage.” The statistic-defying, willfully fictitious coverage, Faludi pointed out, contributed to an anti-woman backlash. The fifteenth anniversary edition, with an updated preface by the author, brings backlash consciousness into the 21st century.

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.

Baker & Taylor
Featuring a new introduction that examines new attacks on women's rights, a new edition of the classic study of anti-feminism in America reveals the biases against women in film, television, fashion, science, law, and politics, explaining how women have lost ground in their quest for equal rights. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle award. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

Baker
& Taylor

Examines the current trend in antifeminism in America to reveal biases against women in film, science, law, and politics, explaining how women have lost ground in their quest for equal rights.

Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, c2006
Edition: 15th anniversary ed., 1st Three Rivers Press ed
ISBN: 9780307345424
0307345424
Characteristics: xvi, 575 p. ; 21 cm

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