Feminism and Women's Rights Worldwide [3 volumes] (Women's by Michele A. Paludi

By Michele A. Paludi

This set is either a historical past of the worldwide women's rights circulate and a professional research of the place that stream is and may be heading within the future.

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Like the accusation of male-bashing, the framing of lesbianism as the inevitable result of feminism or as a necessary dimension of feminism, are scare tactics designed to frighten people away from associating with feminism and feminist activism. The very positioning of lesbianism as a source of discrediting reveals the underlying layer of homophobia that often joins with sexism to maintain systems of oppression and retain privilege. Women who have worked actively against sexual assault and rape are often the target of lesbian-baiting.

Revisiting sex-role stereotyping in MTV videos. International Journal of Instructional Media, 26, 11. Sommers, C. H. (2000). The war against boys. New York: Simon & Schuster. , & Ebenkamp, B. (1999). The silence of the lads. Brandweek, 40, 22–23. Stephan, C. , Stephan, W. , Demitrakis, K. , Yamada, A. , & Clason, D. L. (2000). Women’s attitudes toward men: An integrated threat theory approach. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 24, 63–73. S. Department of Justice. (2006). Report to congress on stalking and domestic violence, 2005 through 2006.

Gender, like culture, is a human production that depends on everyone constantly ‘doing gender’ ’’ (1994, p. 13, as cited in Lueptow, Garovich-Szabo, & Lueptow, 2001, p. 3), people do not generally view gender as a construction. Many view gender as a ‘‘naturally’’ occurring phenomenon where behavioral roles are determined on the basis of biology and are thus unchangeable. Gender socialization theory posits that gender differences in academic and career choices stem from stereotypes—which are handed down via socialization (Konrad, Yang, Goldberg, & Sullivan, 2005).

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