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Author Coontz, Stephanie

Title A strange stirring : the Feminine mystique and American women at the dawn of the 1960s / Stephanie Coontz

Publ Info New York : Basic Books, [2011]
 PC  HQ1426.F8443 C66 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HQ1426.F8443 C66 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HQ1426.F8443 C66 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xxiii, 222 pages ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-208) and index
Contents The unliberated 1960s -- Naming the problem: Friedan's message to American housewives -- After the first feminist wave: women from the 1920s through the 1940s -- The contradictions of womanhood in the 1950s -- "I thought I was crazy" -- The price of privilege: middle-class women and the feminine mystique -- African-American women, working-class women, and the feminine mystique -- Demystifying the Feminine mystique -- Women, men, marriage, and work tpday: is the feminine mystique dead?
Note Chronicles the impact of Betty Friedan's landmark feminist book " The Feminine Mystique" on stay-at-home married women of the early 1960s, who had become dissatisfied with domestic life
LC subject Friedan, Betty. Feminine mystique
Feminism -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Women -- United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century
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