"The cultural work of the Type-Writer Girl," Victorian Studies, V40 n3 (1997): Spring, pp. 401-426. Web. 26 May 2015. http://www.jstor.org/stable/3829292?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents Kessler-Harris, Alice. Out to work: a history of wage-earning women in the United States (New York: Oxford University Press, 1982).
The literary piece “Why I Want A Wife” by Judy Brady is an article in a feminist magazine called Ms. The themes for this article are endurance and expectation for women in the 1960’s. The “Women’s Rights Movement’s” endurance is discussed by the article “Why I Want a Wife” by Judy Brady where the “Wife” is describe as the one enduring all the work in the house and at the same time going to work while the “husband” goes to school. The ”Women Rights Movement” provided an opportunity for those who wanted sexual equality and equal rights to fight for it. The literary piece ”Why I Want A Wife” is about the “Wife” description as the one enduring all the work in the house, and at the same time going to work while the “husband” goes to school.
And lastly, what happened after the strike? Did the women continue their new, politically active roles or did they go back to the lives they lived before the strike? Each of these questions will be addressed for each of the three strikes discussed... ... middle of paper ... ...rt of something much bigger that would eventually lead to women as an integral part of the labor force. Works Cited Aulette, Judy and Mills, Trudy. "Something Old, Something New: Auxiliary Work in the 1983-1986 Copper Strike."
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The traditional roles of women prior to the 1920s tended to be very passive and almost nonexistent. They cooked, cleaned, and centered their lives on children and the household. However, women experienced a diminutive amount of freedom during World War I when they were expected to obtain jobs in the absence of deployed men. This originated the emancipated role of women. This role is exemplified by Jordan Baker in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby.
For example; Jane O’Reilly describes how women were facing some problems when it came to working outside of the house all day and then coming home to work another full day doing the domestic tasks that are involved with being a wife and mother. Gender is shaped by numerous of factors, such as gender-role socialization, interpersonal interactions, ... ... middle of paper ... ...st” it used facebook to distinguished how the designed for women is different from a facebook designed by feminists. C.V Harqual described “Women” as a social category, based on a person’s gender self-definition. When we talk about women we’re talking about a social category with predictable, empirically verifiable, modal preferences. We can measure what women as a group prefer, and we can design to appeal to these preferences, such as with the color pink, displaying romantic relationship status of each user.
Today’s modern women are the reflection of the 1920’s women. In The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald appraises the changing attitudes of women in the 1920s in his depiction of America’s first stubborn and fashionable new wave of women, flappers. Before World War I, a woman’s life was centered around her family, home, and children. According to Bryant Joyce, in his article How War Changed the Role of Women in the United States, a woman was known as a housewife. She was known to clean the house, take care of the children, cook for her husband, make utensils for the house, mainly the kitchen and be extremely dependent on her husband good’s will.
Business case for diversity with inclusion. Workforce Diversity Network. Retrieved January 22, 2012, from http://workforcediversitynetwork.com/docs/business_case_3.pdf Solis, H. L., & Hall, K. (2011, December). Women in the Laborforce: A Databook (USA, US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor and Statistics). Retrieved January 29, 2012, from http://www.bls.gov/cps/wlf-databook-2011.pdf Working Mother Research Institute.
The Joy Luck Club. New York: Ballantine Books, 1989. Print. Wood, Michelle Gaffner. "Negotiating The Geography Of Mother-Daughter Relationships In Amy Tan's "The Joy Luck Club.” Midwest Quarterly 54.1 (2012): 82-96.