Backlash : the undeclared war against American women / by Susan Faludi.

Includes material on George Gilder, Allan Bloom, Michael Levin, Margarita Levin, Warren Farrell, Robert Bly, Sylvia Ann Hewlett, Betty Friedan, and Carol Gilligan.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Faludi, Susan.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Crown, ©1991.
Edition:1st ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : blame it on feminism
  • 1: Myths and flashbacks
  • Man shortages and barren wombs : the myths of the backlash
  • Backlashes then and now
  • 2: The backlash in popular culture
  • The "trends" of antifeminism : the media and the backlash
  • Fatal and fetal visions : the backlash in the movies
  • Teen angels and unwed witches : the backlash on TV
  • Dressing the dolls : the fashion backlash
  • Beauty and the backlash
  • 3: Origins of a reaction: backlash movers, shakers, and thinkers
  • The politics of resentment : the new right's war on women
  • Ms. Smith leaves Washington : the backlash in national politics
  • The backlash brain trust : from neocons to neofems
  • 4: Backlashings: the effects on women's minds, jobs, and bodies
  • It's all in your mind : popular psychology joins the backlash
  • The wages of the backlash : the toll on working women
  • Reproductive rights under the backlash : the invasion of women's bodies.