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By Hasia Diner,Shira Kohn,Rachel Kranson,Joyce Antler,Giovanna Del Negro,Daniel Horowitz,Rebecca Kobrin,Kathleen Laughlin,Raymond A Mohl,Audrey Nasar,Barbara Sicherman,Nancy Sinkoff,Judith Smith,Deborah Waxman,Rebecca Wolf

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In The female Mystique, Jewish-raised Betty Friedan struck out opposed to a postwar American tradition that stressed girls to play the function of subservient housewives. despite the fact that, Friedan by no means stated that many American ladies refused to retreat from public lifestyles in the course of those years. Now, A Jewish female Mystique? examines how Jewish girls sought possibilities and created photos that rejected the stereotypes and prescriptive ideology of the "feminine mystique."

As employees without or with pay, social justice activists, neighborhood developers, entertainers, and businesswomen, so much Jewish girls championed obligations outdoor their houses. Jewishness performed a task in shaping their offerings, shattering Friedan's assumptions approximately how middle-class girls lived within the postwar years. targeting traditional Jewish ladies in addition to sought after figures equivalent to Judy Holliday, Jennie Grossinger, and Herman Wouk's fictional Marjorie Morningstar, prime students discover the broad canvas upon which American Jewish girls made their mark after the second one global War.

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A Jewish Feminine Mystique?: Jewish Women in Postwar America by Hasia Diner,Shira Kohn,Rachel Kranson,Joyce Antler,Giovanna Del Negro,Daniel Horowitz,Rebecca Kobrin,Kathleen Laughlin,Raymond A Mohl,Audrey Nasar,Barbara Sicherman,Nancy Sinkoff,Judith Smith,Deborah Waxman,Rebecca Wolf


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