The Good Girls Revolt
how the women of Newsweek sued their bosses and changed the workplace
Chapter 1. Editors File Story; Girls File Complaint
Chapter 2. A Newsmagazine Tradition
Chapter 3: The "Hot Book
Chapter 4. Ring Leaders; Chapter 5. You Gotta Take Off Your White Gloves, Ladies
Chapter 6. Round One; Chapter 7. Mad Men: The Boys Fight Back; Chapter 8. The Steel Magnolia; Chapter 9. Joe: Surrender
Chapter 10. The Barricades Fell
Chapter 11. Passing the Torch
EPILOGUE: Where They Are Now
Note on Sources
Sex discrimination in employment
Sex role in the work environment
From the critics
From Library Staff
NYPL Staff Pick
Tells about the largely forgotten by history but influential sex discrimination lawsuit at Newsweek in the '70s. Povich carefully frames the Mad Men style culture that was pervasive at Newsweek and other news magazines, and the "click" moment that showed the so-called &... Read More »
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