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Fighting for Equality: 1950–2018

Teacher

Alice Kessler-Harris

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https://www.edx.org/course/fighting-for-equality-19502018

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Duration

10 Weeks

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On demand video

How the middle-class, suburban housewife was considered a buffer against the ideological threats of communism How women's participation in activism and wage work led up to the events of the 1960s How gender-based discrimination in activism prompted women to begin voicing their discontent with the perception of women’s “natural” roles How different groups of feminists challenged old systems of thought and questioned gendered definitions and interpretations of democracy, equality, and freedom How working women encountered different experiences based on class, race, and citizenship status as they faced the challenges of meeting the demands of an increasingly consumerist society How and why women's labor force participation rate declined in the 21st century, including the impact of globalization How women's engagement in work and family lives has impacted the political environment

Instructors

Alice Kessler-Harris|Nick Juravich|Columbia University Center for Teaching and Learning

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