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Good Girls Revolt How the Women of Newsweek Sued Their Bosses and Changed the Workplace

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ISBN-10: 1610393260

ISBN-13: 9781610393263

Edition: N/A

Authors: Lynn Povich

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It was the 1960s––a time of economic boom and social strife. Young women poured into the workplace, but the “Help Wanted” ads were segregated by gender and the “Mad Men” office culture was rife with sexual stereotyping and discrimination.Lynn Povich was one of the lucky ones, landing a job at Newsweek, renowned for its cutting-edge coverage of civil rights and the “Swinging Sixties.” Nora Ephron, Jane Bryant Quinn, Ellen Goodman, and Susan Brownmiller all started there as well. It was a top-notch job––for a girl––at an exciting place.But it was a dead end. Women researchers sometimes became reporters, rarely writers, and never editors. Any aspiring female journalist was told, “If you want…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 9/10/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English