Diner, Hasia.

A Jewish Feminine Mystique? : Jewish Women in Postwar America - Piscataway : Rutgers University Press, 2010. - 1 online resource (283 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Chapter 11; Chapter 12; Chapter 13; Biographies of Contributors; Index

In The Feminine Mystique, Jewish-raised Betty Friedan struck out against a postwar American culture that pressured women to play the role of subservient housewives. However, Friedan never acknowledged that many American women refused to retreat from public life during these years. Now, A Jewish Feminine Mystique? examines how Jewish women sought opportunities and created images that defied the stereotypes and prescriptive ideology of the "feminine mystique." Focusing on ordinary Jewish women as well as prominent figures, leading scholars explore the wide canvas upon which American Jewish women made their mark after the Second World War.

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Feminism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Jewish women -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Jewish women -- United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Jewish women -- United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century.


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