A Jewish Feminine Mystique? : Jewish Women in Postwar AmericaMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Piscataway : Rutgers University Press, 2010Description: 1 online resource (283 p.)ISBN: 9780813550305Subject(s): 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 centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: A Jewish Feminine Mystique? : Jewish Women in Postwar AmericaDDC classification: 305.48/8924073 | 305.488924073 LOC classification: HQ1172 .J49 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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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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Author notes provided by SyndeticsHASIA R. DINER is the Paul S. and Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History and director of the Goldstein-Goren Center for American Jewish History at New York University. She is the author of numerous volumes, including We Remember with Reverence and Love: American Jews and the Myth of Silence after the Holocaust, 1945-1962 .
SHIRA KOHN and RACHEL KRANSON are doctoral candidates in New York University's joint Ph.D. program in history and Hebrew and Judaic studies.