Outline Lecture Twenty Two ec mmw6

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Outline Lecture Twenty-Two—Feminism and Global Women’s Movements I) Postwar Developments in Feminism a) Simone de Beauvoir’s “The Second Sex” i) Radical re-questioning of gender roles in 1952 ii) Who was Simone de Beauvoir? iii) Narcissistic individualism vs. socially-responsible individualism (1) “Individual freedom can be achieved only through freedom of others” b) The Complicity of Both Sexes i) Masculine society relegating women to secondary, dependent and inferior position ii) Female complicity in self-submission c) Theory of Exchange Value Between the Sexes i) Disparity in Value—what women mean to men and vice-versa ii) The Incongruous Perception of Time (1) “Positive” vs. “negative” value of time (2) Both sides end up feeling used in this arrangement II) “Containment” in Suburbia a) The “Home-Front” in 1950s America i) Trends in college enrollment b) Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique in 1963 i) Profile of the suburban house-wife in white, middle-class America
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