Woman’s Place

Woman’s Place

  The periodical “Woman’s Place” offers a series of personal experiences and grievances by women in various professions. Through compelling storytelling, it explains why women were discontent with the patriarchal system of their society. While the periodical consists of various other issues such as stereotypes taught to young children, self-defense, divorce, decision to keep an Continue reading Woman’s Place

Rochester Women- Career Classics Spring ’85

Rochester Women- Career Classics Spring ’85

The Career Classics Spring ’85 was an advertisement taken from the Rochester Women periodical (1984-1986). Alongside the images of clothing are written descriptions of the clothing themselves that are described as being “soft,” “feminine,” “chic,” and most importantly are “easier to wear.” The advertisement clearly targets a specific audience and aims to sell its products Continue reading Rochester Women- Career Classics Spring ’85

51% Minority Group

51% Minority Group

Jordan writes about the unfortunate economic status of women during the 1900s by providing statistical evidence. She states that the women (both black and white) are more intensively exploited than black males. Women made up a third of the labor force while the black made a tenth. She discusses how prestigious organizations prefer to hire Continue reading 51% Minority Group

Motherhood and Career

Sadhguru is an Indian yogi, mystic, and educator. He has traveled around the world and is active in social issues such as education, environmental initiatives, economics, and spirituality. In this interview with Juhi Chawla, he discusses the question if motherhood and career can go together. He argues that taking care of children is a full-time Continue reading Motherhood and Career