Susan Faludi Publicity Collection MS-0108

Ellen E. Jarosz
Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA 92182-8050

Contributing Institution: Special Collections & University Archives
Title: Susan Faludi Publicity Collection
Creator: Faludi, Susan
Identifier/Call Number: MS-0108
Physical Description: 0.83 Linear Feet
Date (inclusive): 1986-1999
Language of Material: English .

Scope and Contents

The Susan Faludi Publicity Collection includes a number of press clippings, particularly from news magazines and national newspapers, printed before and after Backlash and Stiffed were published. In particular, it documents the national news-media's response to the books, and the debate surrounding second-wave feminism in the late-20th century. Also included are a few articles written by Faludi herself on the same or related subjects. Materials are filed chronologically by date.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, folder title, box number, Susan Faludi Publicity Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, San Diego State University Library.

Biographical Note

Susan C. Faludi is an author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist. She wrote two well-known books: Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women in 1992, and Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man in 1999. In Backlash, Faludi argued that the 1980s saw a retreat from feminism, particularly highlighted via a spread of negative stereotypes concerning professional women. This work won her the National Book Critic's Circle Award in 1992. In Stiffed, Faludi argued that while the American man still occupies the primary seats of power in our society, most men have little power in their daily lives. She concludes by discussing the ways in which American society has negatively affected both men and women, and stressing that it is wrong to blame individual men for problems they did not cause, and from which they suffer as much as women.



Subjects and Indexing Terms

Anti-feminism--United States
Feminism--United States Women--Psychology
Women--United States--Social conditions
Men--United States--Psychology
Men--United States--Social conditions
Masculinity--United States
Faludi, Susan


Publicity Clippings Series 1

box 1, folder 1

Folder 1 1986

box 1, folder 2

Folder 2 1991

box 1, folder 3

Folder 3 1991

box 1, folder 4

Folder 4 1992

box 1, folder 5

Folder 5 1992

box 1, folder 6

Folder 6 1992

box 1, folder 7

Folder 7 1993

box 2, folder 1

Folder 1 1994-95

box 2, folder 2

Folder 2 1996

box 2, folder 3

Folder 3 1998

box 2, folder 4

Folder 4 1999

box 2, folder 5

Folder 5 1999

box 2, folder 6

Not Dated Folder 6

box 2, folder 7

Not Dated Folder 7

box 2, folder 8

Foreign Language Press Folder 8