TITLE

ARE OPINIONS MALE?

AUTHOR(S)
Wolf, Naomi
PUB. DATE
November 1993
SOURCE
New Republic;11/29/93, Vol. 209 Issue 22, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines editorial bias against women's opinions in the U.S. Allegations of editors regarding women's tendency to write about politics and express their public opinions in their personal way; Perception of men's writings as being central and public; Comparison of editorial writings of men and women; Less number of articles submitted by women in comparison with men; Reluctance of women to write and submit opinion journalism compared with men; Requirement of skills like autonomous, contrarian and independent in writing an opinion piece; Inhibition of women's public assertiveness following social pressure on them to exhibit connection and suppress autonomy.
ACCESSION #
12083952

 

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