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    The Role of Men in My Antonia Gloria Steinem once wrote that "A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle." Clearly she is attempting to assert women's independence and further the liberation movement. However, her analogy is not quite complete. A bicycle has absolutely no place in a fish's life, but whether she needs him or not, men are very much present in a women's life. While a women can survive without a male influence, his influence shapes much of her personality. This role of man manifests

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    American society created the Women’s Liberation Movement for a majority of women within the 60’s. During this period several women stood out as activists to establish safeguards against discrimination on the bases of sex; Betty Fridan, Carol Hanisch and Gloria Steinam. Each activist clearly demonstrated in their tone and message within their articles, books and speeches how to achieve the overall goal to cease the myth that women were fulfilled in their role as housewives. This document will reflect an

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    Cultural Revolution

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    middle of paper ... ...tution. http://www.equalrightsamendment.org/ Gray, Robert J. The Effect of the Equal Rights Amendment on Men. http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/7028/ Gloria Steinem, Testimony Before Senate Hearings on the Equal Rights Amendment. http://voicesofdemocracy.umd.edu/deliberative-topics/civil-rights/gloria-steinem-testimony-before-senate-hearings-on-the-equal-rights-amendment-6-may-1970/ Bella Abzug. http://www.tolerance.org/activity/bella-abzug The American Presidency Project. Equal

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    Collegiate Dictionary. Springfield: Merriam- Webster, Incorporated, 2001. Print. “Modern Feminism.”U.S. History.Independence Hall Association, 2014.Web. 1 April 2014. www.ushistory.org/us/57a.asp Tran, Quynh. “Feminist Icon Keeps Fighting For Change: Steinem Says Women Have Come a Long Way, But They Still Have Further To Go In Attaining Full Equality.” Contra Costa Times.18 March, 2007: Print. Wachter, Blythe. “Conservative Icon Phyllis Schlafly Criticizes Feminism In Eav Claire Stop.” Leader- Telegram

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    What is the Cause of Teen Violence

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    pass, the issue of teen violence remains. Why do kids act the way they do? What factors into their violent behavior? Questions like these do not have straight answers; instead, they seek out people's differing opinions. John Leo, Mike Males, Gloria Steinem, Charlie James, Chuck Shelton, Annette Fuentes, and James Garbarino share their opinions about the controversy of teen violence through newspaper and magazine articles. Each article has its own unique points, whether they are strong or weak.

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    my parents, and they work hard everyday to support the family. They must have money in order to pay for food, clothing, and other kinds of bills. Moreover, in the essay “The Importance of Work,” Gloria Steinem asserts that “economic need is the most consistent work motive” (18). From this quote, Steinem has shown that financial and economic need are the forces that drive the motives for getting a job. Similarly, in the essa... ... middle of paper ... ... jobs are important to people who want

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    is a 30-minute documentary that explores the question of how adolescent girls interpret the confusing, conflicting, and sexist messages they get from the media. Featuring feminist activists and scholars including Carol Gilligan, Amy Richards, Gloria Steinem, and Gail Dines, the film goes beyond calling girls "victims," and shows them interacting with potentially harmful messages and resisting the call to victim hood. This documentary calls attention to the harmful images with which we are faced with

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    Liberated Women vs. Women's Liberation

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    Inc., 1963. Rpt. in Bloom, 461-467. Mainardi, Pat. "The Politics of Housework." Rpt. in Bloom, 491-495. Morgan, Robin, ed. "No More Miss America." 1970. Rpt. in Bloom, 481-484. "Redstockings Manifesto." 1969. Rpt. in Bloom, 485-487. Steinem, Gloria. "What It Would Be Like If Women Win." 1970. Rpt.in Bloom, 475-481. Susan, Barbara. "About My Consciousness Raising." Rpt. in Bloom, 488-491.

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    Women Movement Feminism

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    Women Movement When analyzing the reasons for the surge in women activists demanding equality during the 1960s to the 1970s it is clear to see that the “old ways” of America were undergoing a serious change. With the establishment of the Civil Rights Act, women took it upon themselves to march in drones of “thousands of women” in the streets. Women were essential in the protests on the atrocities the United States were facing such as racial injustice, and War crimes, however according to the textbook

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    Feminism Feminism is the public support for or recommendation of women's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men. In a more simple way of stating it, women rights equivalent to those of men. Before suffrage begun, women were strictly to act as women should, or what they were expected to act like. They were expected to take care of the children, cook, and clean. Not only were they supposed to do house work, but they also couldn’t vote or own any property. On August

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