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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

In The female Mystique, Jewish-raised Betty Friedan struck out opposed to a postwar American tradition that burdened ladies 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 pictures that confounded 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 tasks open air their houses. Jewishness performed a job in shaping their offerings, shattering Friedan's assumptions approximately how middle-class girls lived within the postwar years. concentrating on traditional Jewish girls in addition to sought after figures similar to Judy Holliday, Jennie Grossinger, and Herman Wouk's fictional Marjorie Morningstar, major students discover the large canvas upon which American Jewish girls made their mark after the second one global War.

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