Having the Media in Your Back Pocket: The Feminist Movement and the Disposable Man

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Having the Media in Your Back Pocket: The Feminist Movement and the Disposable Man
Today, we live in a culture where women have increasingly gained immense power in the legal, political and institutional spheres: statistics that are available for all consistently show that women are now outpacing men in professional schools and in terms of academic achievement – which obviously means that, more and more, women will be the power-brokers and bread-winners in family households moving forward. However, despite the impressive gains that women have made – particularly white women relative to white men – there is still a predilection in the media for women to be portrayed as victims. This paper will discuss a few instances of where logical...
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.....d (or nearly as victimized) in 2011 as they were in 1961.
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