The Feminine Mystique

The Feminine Mystique

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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 more

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  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 24mm | 299.38g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 014013655X
  • 9780140136555
  • 638,307

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The book that jarred the pedestal, a tenth anniversary edition, with an epilogue by the author criticizing the splinter groups that have - as she sees it - disrupted the movement. (Kirkus Reviews)show more

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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 more

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