Susan Douglas

January 10 . 2011

Women today are inundated with conflicting messages from the mass media: they must either be strong leaders in complete command or sex kittens obsessed with finding and pleasing a man. In The Rise of Enlightened Sexism, Susan J. Douglas, takes readers on a spirited journey through the television programs, popular songs, movies, and news coverage of recent years telling a story that is nothing less than the cultural biography of a new generation of American women.