If my daughters don't have to read this book as required reading, I will make them read it! Excellent seminal work, important to go back to the classics and take on board what has changed and more importantly what is still frustrating and unchanged. good then, completely outdated nonsense now, Reviewed in the United States on October 17, 2017. startxref VB�Qy��|��^��s��8�>�NSIw�-�$�; uT�1Tj�\����M�Gt�E 0000001160 00000 n As readable and relevant now as it was 50 years ago. As important today as it was over 50 years ago, Reviewed in the United States on February 14, 2017. Each suburban wife struggled with it alone. Allows an insight into the average white middle-class American woman's dissatisfactions, but largely excludes other societal groups. �ǁ2 @ B�P�� ��å��*�je 3����f"m� ��� Unable to add item to List. Something went wrong. But that was almost fifty years ago! To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. The Feminine Mystique (1963) is a powerful critique of women's roles in contemporary American society. '�8��{g(��2���IYdO�xW����Fe��K/���M�2���.�E�"|�]���E���+��޷F�j9`weT0��K���$i�CiΏ��h���E'�b?щ�b������h����X[a�W��� N�WC$>9��C�1������֓�B This is the book that defined "the problem that has no name," that launched the Second Wave of the feminist movement, and has been awakening women and men with its insights into social relations, which still remain fresh, ever since. Please try again. "The Feminine Mystique" by Betty Friedan, published in 1963, is often seen as the beginning of the women’s liberation movement.It is the most famous of Betty Friedan’s works, and it made her a household name. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Perfect Homeschool Algebra with video tutorials. 21 0 obj <>stream 0000000757 00000 n As she 0000000947 00000 n �8�g�+�vM�r�|����j��ܑ�ѡ\e�ԝW���ڠ�G � The Core Message of the Bible in a Few Pages - God's Love Rules: The Truth About Th... “[A] bridge between conservative and radical elements in feminism, an ardent advocate of harmony and human values.”, Anger Management for Parents: How to Be Calmer and More Patient With Your Children. 0000001275 00000 n Yes, this was a groundbreaking work at the time, but I honestly don't understand how anyone can be reading it -- and rating it -- seriously these days, except as a purely nostalgic, obscenely outdated work. Her work propelled the stagnant women’s rights movement into its second wave and helped women reclaim some equality. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. <]>> �Ga�Z#�Ia7� �����;l���Ba#�! Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 28, 2019, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 18, 2012. Can you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be? Friedan's assertions about the American housewife were definitely rooted in some real truths about society at the time, particularly the fact that at the end of World War II conquering the household domain became the holy grail for most women, many of whom abandoned their true selves -- their true life callings -- for the sake of keeping a perfect house and raising perfect children. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 23, 2017. ]��/ް!2O�[$". There was a problem loading your book clubs. 12 10 0000001386 00000 n I am in my 80s now. It was a strange stirring, a sense of dissatisfaction, a yearning that women suffered in the middle of the twentieth century in the United States. I also think Freidan's claim that females "took over" their family's domestic lives to such an extent that men became pieces of furniture in their own homes -- an infliction that still exists today in many American households, to the detriment of a couple's sex and intimacy. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Please try again. The Resilient WriterWheels: Can't is a bad word. While many doors have opened, we are still not equal and do not have legal protections for us in place. I read this book for the first in my 30s, when I had three young children and a husband with a good job and who was good to us. 12 0 obj <> endobj ?�Ă��q��!I�;�7X����'�6y'���%�,ڤ�.Ϣ���(�?$"��uo��(��{�V���hF�>(I�(��p:"��� Y� '��&�'zPⷳu�ߓ And we cannot move toward being a more just... W. W. Norton & Company; Reprint edition (September 17, 2001), Reviewed in the United States on November 1, 2018. Highly recommended. Anna Quindlen is an award-winning columnist and novelist. H��W�rܸ���/�S��p�ه��^%��V\e��E/�"� j����Ӎ�Ǜ,΢�ۼ�r! xref Feminists of the 1960s and 1970s would later say "The Feminine Mystique" was the book that “started it all.” She left journalism in 1995 to write fiction full time and has published three bestsellers. %PDF-1.3 %���� Second, her assertions that overprotective women produce gay sons is over-the-top ridiculous -- never mind the fact that she laments a perceived surge in homosexuality as some sort of epidemic of the time. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Author believes that all students can master algebra. 0 Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 20, 2016. Unsettling Truths: The Ongoing, Dehumanizing Legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Signet Classics). Despite focusing on the seemingly small problems of middle class white women, the legacy of the book has paved the way for more universal movements towards equality. 0000000496 00000 n To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Please try again. The information is vitally relevant even today. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. I regret to say that I did not heed the excellent advice in the book, and continued on as a housewife. In the Feminine Mystique, Betty Friedan put a spotlight on the hidden, yet immense problems women faced during the 1950’s. Now, thanks to God (and to Betty Friedan! endstream endobj 13 0 obj <> endobj 14 0 obj <>/ProcSet 20 0 R>>/Type/Page>> endobj 15 0 obj <> endobj 16 0 obj <> endobj 17 0 obj <> endobj 18 0 obj <> endobj 19 0 obj <>stream %%EOF Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 15, 2019. Very progressive for its time. x�b```�@f֍�� cf`a�X��l˷��� Excerpts from The Feminine Mystique (1963) 1 Betty Friedan The problem lay buried, unspoken, for many years in the minds of American women.

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