Society Against Women in The Workforce

analytical Essay
1938 words
1938 words

The feminist movement, also known as the Woman’s Liberal Movement was an effort trying to change the way society sees gender equality. Growing up in the 1950s- 1960s people were getting married earlier than ever. It would never be questioned whether a person was going to marry but instead when and who. Raising a family was not questioned either, and couples started families right after they had married. In the South many white families consisted of a successful husband who works full time and a wife who manages the up keepings of the house also known as the “homemaker”. This was considered a traditional white family in the South. However, not all women wanted to live this lifestyle that many men and few women implemented. Many women wanted to be seen as equal giving both genders the same working rights. Society believed it was a woman’s responsibility to stay at home and complete chores such as laundry, washing dishes, cleaning house, and taking care of the children while their husband works. During the 1950- 1960s in the South, society including many men and some women believed it was against societal norms for women to work. This created difficulties for women when trying to find jobs, because society believed women did not belong in the workforce, instead they belonged at home raising their families, and because society influenced this business became biases towards women working. Society had such a large impact on what people believed causing complications for women when trying to find jobs.
The majority of men and some women were influenced to believe the workforce was not a place where women belonged. Instead, men believed that a women’s way of working should be staying home and being the homemaker. This selection of men ...

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In this essay, the author

  • Explains that the feminist movement, also known as the woman's liberal movement, was an effort to change the way society sees gender equality.
  • Explains that society believed the workforce was not a place for women, but there were certain conditions that made working acceptable from society.
  • Explains that it was a struggle for women to find jobs because men feared an intelligent woman. brave women wanted to work and farther their education, but they were only taught economics and cooking instead of mathematics.
  • Analyzes cobb, roobix, "a woman's role in the 1950’s" analysis based on popular media.
  • Describes landis, jean m., and rita j. simon's "the polls- a report woman’s and men
  • Explains that the majority of men and some women believed the workforce was not a place where women belonged.
  • Explains how society started questioning children's futures without being fully raised by their mothers and how they would develop if their mother didn't raise them.
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