Feminist Progress: The Implications of Women in Power and the "Have It All" Mentality

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http://hdl.handle.net/10150/555536
Title:
Feminist Progress: The Implications of Women in Power and the "Have It All" Mentality
Author:
Goulder, Jenna Marie
Issue Date:
2014
Publisher:
The University of Arizona.
Rights:
Copyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.
Abstract:
In this paper, I analyze the "have it all" mentality and discuss whether women can be successful both personally and professionally. I question whether Hillary Clinton’s potential run for presidential office in 2016 will enforce the idea that women can advance into high power professions. I then discuss Sheryl Sandberg’s lean in theory and describe her three suggestions for women to find happiness in their personal and professional lives. Next, I emphasize the struggles women face when attempting to balance their work and home lives, through utilizing research studies and articles. Then, I consider the confidence gap between men and women and explore why such a gap exists. Finally, I suggest that women simply cannot have it all in today’s society, as structural, social, and physical forces act against women in their pursuit of balancing their personal and professional lives.
Type:
text; Electronic Thesis
Degree Name:
B.A.
Degree Level:
bachelors
Degree Program:
Honors College; Political Science
Degree Grantor:
University of Arizona

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dc.titleFeminist Progress: The Implications of Women in Power and the "Have It All" Mentalityen_US
dc.creatorGoulder, Jenna Marieen
dc.contributor.authorGoulder, Jenna Marieen
dc.date.issued2014en
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.en
dc.description.abstractIn this paper, I analyze the "have it all" mentality and discuss whether women can be successful both personally and professionally. I question whether Hillary Clinton’s potential run for presidential office in 2016 will enforce the idea that women can advance into high power professions. I then discuss Sheryl Sandberg’s lean in theory and describe her three suggestions for women to find happiness in their personal and professional lives. Next, I emphasize the struggles women face when attempting to balance their work and home lives, through utilizing research studies and articles. Then, I consider the confidence gap between men and women and explore why such a gap exists. Finally, I suggest that women simply cannot have it all in today’s society, as structural, social, and physical forces act against women in their pursuit of balancing their personal and professional lives.en
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dc.typeElectronic Thesisen
thesis.degree.nameB.A.en
thesis.degree.levelbachelorsen
thesis.degree.disciplineHonors Collegeen
thesis.degree.disciplinePolitical Scienceen
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen
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