Week 5 Day 2 Discussion Question 2

Anderson argues that post-feminism alters the meaning of freedom for women:

The post-feminist woman takes pole-dancing classes at the gym and gets home in time to make macaroni and cheese for her husband. That might seem doubly oppressive, but post-feminism tells women that these roles reflect freedom—she is “free” to put on an apron and cook mash potatoes and is “free” to take off that apron and twirl around a pole. (44)

Clearly, Anderson is skeptical that taking pole-dancing classes and/or embracing traditional domestic roles reflect freedom.  What do you think?

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