Feminism and Democratic Renewal
Lanning, Tess, Soundings
What are the lessons we can learn from the history of feminism over the last forty years?
It is often said that the aspirations and opportunities available to women have increased dramatically over the past century. Once excluded from university, educational achievement is now higher among young women than their male contemporaries. Female employment has soared, and the gender pay gap between men and women in their twenties has almost disappeared. Increased female earning power has also transformed gender relations in some households, driving a small but steady increase in the number of househusbands and men who share in the housework and childcare.
Yet accusations that …
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Publication information: Article title: Feminism and Democratic Renewal. Contributors: Lanning, Tess - Author. Magazine title: Soundings. Issue: 52 Publication date: Winter 2012. Page number: 8+. © Lawrence & Wishart Spring 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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