The Feminine Mystique | Study Guide

Betty Friedan

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The Feminine Mystique | Suggested Reading


Here are some suggested reading materials and online resources to help you get a better understanding of Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique. In addition, we've listed some articles and other books that are similar to The Feminine Mystique that you may enjoy.

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Chansky, Dorothy. "Usable Performance Feminism for Our Time: Reconsidering Betty Friedan." Theatre Journal, vol. 60, no. 3, Oct. 2008, pp. 341–64.

Flexner, Eleanor, and Ellen Frances Fitzpatrick. Century of Struggle. Harvard UP, 1996.

Horowitz, Daniel. "Rethinking Betty Friedan and The Feminine Mystique: Labor Union Radicalism and Feminism in Cold War America." American Quarterly, vol. 48, no. 1, Mar. 1996, pp. 1–42.

Rampton, Martha. "Four Waves of Feminism." Four Waves of Feminism, Pacific U, 25 Oct. 2015.

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