A lesser life : the myth of women's liberation in America / Sylvia Ann Hewlett.
By: Hewlett, Sylvia Ann.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : W. Morrow, c1986Description: 461 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0688048552; 9780688048556.Subject(s): Feminism -- United States | Women -- United States -- Social conditions | Women -- United States -- Economic conditions | Geschichte 1940-1980DDC classification: 305.4/2/0973 Other classification: 71.31 | 71.33
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Bibliography: p. 405-447.
Introduction -- A personal view -- Between the devil and the deep blue sea -- The economic fallout of divorce -- The wage gap -- Children: the other victims -- The women's movement -- Image and reality -- Equal rights versus social benefits -- Women's liberation and motherhood -- The ERA: a test case -- The aberrant fifties -- Ultradomesticity: the return to hearth and home -- The rise of a cult of motherhood -- Revolt and reaction -- The unraveling of the fifties -- The male rebellion -- Contemporary women: two hostile camps -- Political possibilities -- What can trade unions do for women -- The establishment gropes for an answer -- Epilogue: voices from post-feminist generation.