Feminism is Now: Fighting Modern Misogyny and the Myth of the Post-Feminist Era

Feminism is Now: Fighting Modern Misogyny and the Myth of the Post-Feminist Era Sex Roles (2015) 73:453–455 DOI 10.1007/s11199-015-0524-7 BOOK REVIEW Feminism is Now: Fighting Modern Misogyny and the Myth of the Post-Feminist Era Modern Misogyny: Anti-Feminism in a Post-Feminist Era. By Kristin J. Anderson, New York, Oxford University Press, 2014. 183 pp. $29.95 (paperback). ISBN: 978-0-19-932817-8 Kimberly Fairchild Published online: 14 August 2015 Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015 As Anderson discusses in Modern Misogyny: Anti-Feminism Anderson’s book deftly and succinctly uncovers the in a Post-Feminist Era, the 21st century is the post-feminist insidious nature of modern misogyny in the United era because feminist goals have been achieved and women States. She identifies the roots of modern misogyny in have equal status to men. Young women in the United States aftermath of 9/11 (chapter 2). As a result of the terrorist attacks, the U.S. retreated back to more traditional stan- are empowered and feminism is irrelevant to modern life in the U.S. These false beliefs of gender equality in a post-feminist dards, especially in terms of gender roles. After reviewing United States underlie what Anderson calls modern misogyny. the societal shifts that allowed modern misogyny to gain a In her book, Anderson focuses on modern misogyny in the stronghold, Anderson dismantles http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

Feminism is Now: Fighting Modern Misogyny and the Myth of the Post-Feminist Era

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