Liz Conor

Liz Conor is Research Fellow in the Dept of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and author of The Spectacular Modern Woman: Feminine Visibility in the 1920s and co-editor of Double Take: Colonial Visualities.

Liz Conor reviews 'The End of Equality: Work, Babies and Women’s Choices in 21st Century Australia' by Anne Summers

March 2004, no. 259 01 March 2004
Liz Conor reviews 'The End of Equality: Work, Babies and Women’s Choices in 21st Century Australia' by Anne Summers
‘Women who want to be equal with men lack ambition.’ This was the rather damning assessment of equality-based or liberal feminism scrawled on public walls in the 1970s and 1980s. It took a swipe at the strategy of achieving civil and economic equality on men’s terms. It sought a radical agenda of change that would bring about profound alteration to the deepest social, economic and psychic st ... (read more)