Heather Arnet on TV Women and ‘Mad Men’

After being asked her opinion on how current dramas reflect on women, Arnet offered that Grey’s Anatomy has complex and non-stereotypical representations of women in the workplace who are all different from one another. … Arnet also thinks Mad Men has done brilliant and honest work on gender politics. Instead of romanticizing the sexism of the 1950s and 1960s, the show has evolved to ‘unwrap’ the female characters and reflect the emergence of the women’s liberation movement and its impact on the lives of both women and men.
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