This title presents an analysis of the position of women in Western society. When published in 1963 it met with an enormous response and led to Friedan being called the mother of the new feminist movement.
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First published in 1963, The Feminine Mystique ignited a revolution that profoundly changed our culture, our conciousness, and our lives. Today it newly penetrates to the heart of isuues determining our lives -- and sounds a call to arms against the very real dangers of a newe feminine mystique in the economic and political turbulence of the 1990s.
Three decades later, the underlying issues raised by Betty Friedan strike at the core of the problems women still face at home and in the marketplace. As women continue to struggle for equality, to keep their hard-won gains, to find fulfillment in their careers, marriage and family, The Feminine Mystique remains the seminal conciousness-raising work of our times.About the Author:
Credited with creating the second wave of feminism, Betty Friedan was an activist and writer. She co-founded in the National Organization for Women in 1970. She died in 2006.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11014013655X