Letter to the Editor submitted by Susan McGee Bailey, Ph.D., to Time magazine in response to the October 20, 2009 issue, "The State of the American Woman." (unpublished)
October 20, 2009
Letter to the Editor submitted by Rangita de Silva-de Alwis, S.J.D., to The New York Times Magazine in response to their special issue, "Why Women's Rights Are the Cause of Our Time"; published August 23, 2009. (unpublished)
August 24, 2009
by Susan McGee Bailey, Ph.D.
Letter to the Editor published in the International Herald Tribune in response to ''Invent, invent, invent,'' Views, June 29 July 4, 2009
Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D., senior scholar at the Wellesley Centers for Women, is internationally recognized for her pioneering work on alcohol and tobacco advertising and the image of women in advertising. Her newest book, So Sexy So Soon: The New Sexualized Childhood and What Parents Can Do to Protect Their Kids, co-authored with Diane E. Levin, was published in 2008. Her book, Can’t Buy My Love: How Advertising Changes the Way We Think and Feel, won the Distinguished Publication Award from the Association for Women in Psychology in 2000. She is also known for her award-winning documentaries Killing Us Softly, Slim Hopes, and Calling the Shots.
This past summer, few of us could escape the media’s relentless coverage of the controversy surrounding the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court. Perhaps not surprisingly, the controversy centered on her racial background rather than on her long and impeccable record as a judge, or on her peers’ opinions of her abilities.