The Flipside of Feminism

The Flipside of Feminism

What Conservative Women Know--and Men Can't Say

Book - 2011
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Forty years have passed since the so-called women's movement claimed to liberate women from preconceived notions of what it means to be female - and the results are in. The latest statistics show that as women have gained more freedom, more education, and more power, they have become less happy. In The Flipside of Feminism, Suzanne Venker and Phyllis Schlafly provide readers with a new view of women in America - casting off the ideology that preaches faux empowerment and liberation from men and marriage. Their book demonstrates that conservative women are, in fact, the most liberated women in America and the folks to whom young people should be turning for advice. Their confident and rational approach to the battle of the sexes is precisely what America needs.

Baker & Taylor
Argues that the feminist movement has been harmful to women and society and that traditional roles will benefit everyone.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : WND Books ; New York : Distributed to the trade by Midpoint Trade Books, c2011
ISBN: 9781935071273
Characteristics: xii, 228 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Schlafly, Phyllis


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May 21, 2019

wow!! after all that women have been through all the ages, and this book is published? Seriously? So, this author is promoting women to go backwards? She is far from evolved that is for sure...jees..and the library purchased that makes you wonder who's side are they on...evolution? or women's oppression?
not good..

May 10, 2019

It's not surprising that those who've already drunk the Kool-Aid wouldn't jive with the conservative messages in this book. Consider the source of these reviews. While I don't agree 100 % with all of the views put forward in this book, I have found it refreshing that it is actually NOT coming at conservatism from a religious stand point contrary to what one reviewer said. I would recommend the book to any woman who is conservative or moderate in her political and social views who is tired of the same old angry, jaded cries for equality that women already possess. Victor over victim mentality.

Jul 31, 2018

It seems a cognitive dissonance for religious conservative women to writing books on anything other than Good Housekeeping, involving themselves in political leadership, running for political office, becoming judges, etc.

Apr 01, 2018

Curious and interesting. I'd say this opinion on feminism was way too far to the right for me, I much prefer the moderate view. And the book is most definitely biased, and often comes across as defensive and defiant.
But I liked reading about the complete opposite view of what is typically portrayed in the media. Getting that other side of the story makes me better informed. Something I can't ever be against.

Nov 29, 2015

“Colorado Planned Parenthood attack suspect uttered 'no more baby parts' after arrest”
CBC News – World November 28, 2015
Phyllis Schlafly 1924-2016

Sep 09, 2015

Are you kidding me? Their should be less women in colleges? Women do better by playing on Patriarchal stereotypes?
Listen, if you read this book and decide you are not a feminist than you should also consider FOX news a reliable news source. Both this book and FOX news are not considered credible in academia for good reason: they are fabricated.
Schlafly thinks women should just do more of what they are told.
If you think reading this before going to University is going to help you, well, it will help you to fail miserably.
You deserve better than this diatribe.

Sep 09, 2015

Further reading: .....”Misogyny: the World's Oldest Prejudice” ... by .. Jack Holland .. 1947-2004 .... published Carroll & Graf ... 2006 ..pbk ...ISBN-10: 0786718234 .... ISBN-13: 978-0786718238 . . . . #347 in the Encyclopedia of American Loons . . . . . .
and, read more about “uppity women” . . .
“Headstrong : 52 Women Who Changed Science-- and the World”
by Rachel Swaby
published by Broadway Books, 2015, ISBN-10: 0553446797 . and . . ISBN-13: 9780553446791
and . . .
“The Bride of Science : Romance, Reason and Byron's Daughter”
by Benjamin Woolley
published: . . McGraw-Hill, 1999, ISBN: 0071373292

Oct 13, 2014

Schlafly? I remember her. For a brief moment she appeared to be sane when she railed against the offshoring of American jobs. Then the Republican leadership ordered her to shut up and the spineless wimp, Phyllis Schlafly, meekly obeyed. America needs a nation of strong women, not more Schlaflys!

Jul 13, 2013

I would have considered myself a feminist before I read this book, now I do not. It was that life-changing for me to read. I think every woman and even some men need to read it. A challenging read, made me question all I knew and was told and what I assumed about the women's movement.

Jul 01, 2013

This is a book every young woman in college should read. I'd suggest they read it before college as the feminist literature dominates the campus. This book exposes the foundational lies of modern feminism from it's origins to today.

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