William Douglas 's ' Enlightened Sexism : The Seductive Message That Feminism 's Work Is Done By Susan Douglas

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I. Bibliographic Reference
Douglas, S. J. (2010). Enlightened sexism. New York City, New York: Times Books.
II. Author’s Background (about 1 paragraph)
Susan Douglas is a woman herself, she has gone through the experience that many women have to go through. Because she, herself, is a woman, she is able to speak upon the subject with experience. She knows what she is talking about when it comes to women stereotypes. She is also a feminist academic, columnist, and focuses her writing on gender issues, media criticism and American politics. Since she is knowledgeable on the subject, she is able to challenge other’s thinking and opinions on the subject.
III. Primary Issue Explored (about 1 – 2 paragraphs) In Susan Douglas’ Enlightened Sexism: The Seductive Message that Feminism’s Work is Done, Susan discusses the issues within feminism. Feminism is said to something of the past, however there are vast differences between men and women. Enlightened sexism, as Douglas defines it, is a sexism that is much more subtle and a sexism in which on the surface, the media represents women in a positions of power, yet the media is simply covering the actuality of the matter. So, is the work of feminist really over, or has it just began?
IV. Author’s Conclusion/Position (about 1 – 2 paragraphs)
Susan Douglas’ Enlightened Sexism: The Seductive Message that Feminism’s Work is Done tries to diminish the divide between the image the media and other outlets try to put out there and the reality

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