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Title A Jewish feminine mystique? : Jewish women in postwar America / edited by Hasia R. Diner, Shira Kohn, and Rachel Kranson

Publ Info New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2010]
 CCRI-Lincoln  HQ1172 .J49 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HQ1172 .J49 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HQ1172 .J49 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 269 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Some of us were there before Betty : Jewish women and political activism in postwar Miami / Raymond A. Mohl -- The polishness of Lucy S. Dawidowicz's postwar Jewish Cold War / Nancy Sinkoff -- Our defense against despair : the progressive politics of the national council of Jewish women after World War II / Kathleen A. Laughlin -- It's good Americanism to join Hadassah : selling Hadassah in the postwar era / Rebecca Boim Wolf -- A lady sometimes blows the shofar : women's religious equality in the postwar reconstructionist movement / Deborah Waxman -- Beyond the myths of mobility and altruism : Jewish immigrant professionals and Jewish social welfare agencies in New York City, 1948-1954 / Rebecca Kobrin -- Negotiating new terrain : Egyptian women at home in America / Audrey Nasar -- The bad girls of Jewish comedy : gender, class, assimilation, and whiteness in postwar America / Giovanna P. Del Negro -- Judy Holliday's urban working girl characters in 1950s Hollywood film / Judith Smith -- The "gentle Jewish mother" who owned a luxury resort : the public image of Jennie Grossinger, 1954-1972 / Rachel Kranson -- Reading Marjorie Morningstar in the age of the feminine mystique and after / Barbara Sicherman -- We were ready to turn the world upside down : radical feminism and Jewish women / Joyce Antler -- Jewish women remaking American feminism, women remaking American Judaism : reflections on the life of Betty Friedan / Daniel Horowitz
LC subject Jewish women -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Jewish women -- United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Jewish women -- United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
Feminism -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Add Author Diner, Hasia R
Kohn, Shira M
Kranson, Rachel
ISBN 9780813547916 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813547911 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813547923 (pbk. : alk. paper)
081354792X (pbk. : alk. paper)