The "Big Lie": False Feminist Death Syndrome, Profit, and the Media

January 2003
Catching a Wave: Reclaiming Feminism for the 21st Century;2003, p31
The author discusses various issues concerning feminism in the U.S. Implications of the ideology of false feminist death syndrome are presented. It is stated that the assertion on the failure of feminism came up amidst studies showing high votes on affirmative action laws, the Equal Rights Amendment and the commendation to set measures on pay equity. Ginia Bellafante, a reporter for "Time" magazine, argued that the women's movement in the 1970's was dedicated to attain social revolution. However, feminism in the 1990's underlined egotistical principles.


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