By Susan Faludi
Today’s political weather leaves doubtless that American ladies are nonetheless being assaulted by means of an identical antifeminist backlash messages that Susan Faludi brilliantly uncovered in her 1991 bestseller. while it used to be first released, Backlash made headlines for puncturing well known media myths just like the “infertility epidemic” and the “man shortage.” The statistic-defying, willfully fictitious insurance, Faludi mentioned, contributed to an anti-woman backlash. The 15th anniversary version, with an up to date preface via the writer, brings backlash realization into the twenty first century.
Faludi’s phrases appear specially prophetic in post-Trump the USA. that tumbler ceiling is still unshattered, ladies are nonetheless punished for eager to be successful, and reproductive rights are nonetheless striking through a thread. yet Backlash is an alarm bell for girls of each generation—waking us as much as the hazards that all of us face.
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Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women by Susan Faludi