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The feminine mystique / Betty Friedan ; [introduction by Gail Collins ; afterword by Anna Quindlen].

Friedan, Betty. (Author).

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  • 2 of 3 copies available at SC LENDS.

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1 current hold with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch 305.4209 FRI (Text) 0530006063028 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Fairfield - Main Library 305.4209 Fri (Text) 33116002337074 Adult Non-Fiction On holds shelf -
York - Rock Hill Branch 305.4209 FRIEDAN (Text) 33205012686438 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393063790
  • ISBN: 0393063798
  • ISBN: 9780393346787
  • ISBN: 0393346781
  • Physical Description: xxv, 562 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: 50th anniversary ed.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2013.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The problem that has no name -- The happy housewife heroine -- The crisis in woman's identity -- The passionate journey -- The sexual solipsism of Sigmund Freud -- The functional freeze, the feminine protest, and Margaret Mead -- The sex-directed educators -- The mistaken choice -- The sexual sell -- Housewifery expands to fill the time available -- The sex-seekers -- Progressive dehumanization : the comfortable concentration camp -- The forfeited self -- A new life plan for women.
Summary, etc.:
A fiftieth anniversary edition of the trailblazing women's reference shares anecdotes and interviews that were originally collected in the early 1960s to inspire women to develop their intellectual capabilities and reclaim lives beyond period conventions.
Subject: Feminism > United States.
Women > United States > Social conditions.
Women > Psychology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE > Feminism & Feminist Theory.

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