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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 careworn ladies to play the position of subservient housewives. in spite of the fact that, Friedan by no means said that many American ladies refused to retreat from public lifestyles in the course of those years. Now, A Jewish female Mystique? examines how Jewish ladies 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, group developers, entertainers, and businesswomen, so much Jewish girls championed tasks outdoors their houses. Jewishness performed a task in shaping their offerings, shattering Friedan's assumptions approximately how middle-class ladies lived within the postwar years. targeting usual Jewish ladies in addition to favourite figures similar to Judy Holliday, Jennie Grossinger, and Herman Wouk's fictional Marjorie Morningstar, prime students discover the extensive canvas upon which American Jewish ladies made their mark after the second one international War.

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