We’re Talking About: Female Writers at Magazines, Tiger Father, and The Feminine Mystique

The XX Factor
What Women Really Think
Jan. 21 2011 12:15 PM

We’re Talking About: Female Writers at Magazines, Tiger Father, and The Feminine Mystique

/blogs/xx_factor/2011/01/21/_2/jcr:content/body/slate_image

- Rebecca Traister , writing in the New York Times, takes another look at The Feminine Mystique and its lack of popularity among minority and working-class women. [ New York Times ]

Advertisement

- The dearth of female bylines at highbrow magazines like The New Republic and The New Yorker is systemic, writes Elissa Strauss . [ Jezebel ] via [ The Sisterhood ]

- Lisa Miller of Newsweek argues that Tiger Dad’s minor role in Amy Chua’s book, Tiger Mother , may indicate his complicity in her child-rearing methods. [The Daily Beast ]

- As it prepares to attempt a repeal of health care legislation, the GOP has reinserted abortion into the bill as a tactic to rally the base. [ Politico ]

  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Nov. 21 2014 1:38 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? See if you can keep pace with the copy desk, Slate’s most comprehensive reading team.