TITLE

DEVELOPMENTAL MODELS OF WOMEN'S LIBERATION: CONSEQUENCES FOR MEN AND WOMEN

AUTHOR(S)
Lavender, Abraham D.; Wartenberg, Hannah R.
PUB. DATE
August 1983
SOURCE
Humanity & Society;Aug83, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p250
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents some theoretical models representing the various reactions evoked by the Women's Liberation Movement and consequences that flow from the adoption of each of these alternatives. The article stresses that the humanist goal of equality between men's and women's roles is desirable and that it can be achieved through gradual changes in values and life styles. The article attempts to delineate various approaches for achieving that goal and to clarify options. The Women's Liberation Movement which emerged in the United States in the 1960's, the third such movement in the U.S. history, has evoked varied reactions. On the one hand are those who oppose any changes in the roles traditionally associated with men and women. On the other hand there are those who favor changes in roles, but are divided on the approach. Some propose that women adopt the traditional male roles in order to achieve a more equitable distribution of societal rewards. Others advocate fundamental changes in society and values and rewards that combine the best of both masculine and feminine qualities.
ACCESSION #
11714573

 

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