Betty Friedan, fighter for women"s rights

  • 128 Pages
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  • English
Enslow Publishers , Hillside, NJ, U.S.A
Friedan, Betty -- Juvenile literature., Friedan, Betty., Feminists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature., Femin


United S

StatementSondra Henry and Emily Taitz.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
SeriesContemporary women series
ContributionsTaitz, Emily.
LC ClassificationsHQ1413.F75 H46 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2201884M
ISBN 10089490292X
LC Control Number89023582

Betty Friedan died of heart failure on February 4,in Washington, D.C. She is remembered as one of the leading voices of the feminist and. Titles that are similar in Betty Friedan and purpose are: Sondra Henry and Emily Taitz's Betty Friedan: Fighter for Women's Rights (Enslow, ), Milton Meltzer's Betty Friedan: A Voice for Women's Rights (Viking, ), and Justine Blau's Betty Friedan (Chelsea House, ).

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Betty Friedan, née Bettye Naomi Goldstein, (born February 4,Peoria, Illinois, U.S.—died February 4,Washington, D.C.), American feminist best known for her book The Feminine Mystique (), which explored the causes of the frustrations of modern women in traditional roles.

Get this from a library. Betty Friedan Friedan, fighter for women's rights. [Sondra Henry; Emily Taitz] -- A biography of the author of "The feminine mystique" and founder of the National Organization for Women.

Betty Friedan (February 4, –February 4, ) was an author and activist Betty Friedan seminal book "The Feminine Mystique" is credited with helping spark the modern feminist movement in the United her other accomplishments, Friedan was the founder and first president of the National Organization for Women (NOW).

Betty Friedan, A Leader in the Modern Women's Rights Movement Download MP3 (Right-click or option-click the link.) I'm Faith Lapidus. And I'm Steve Ember with PEOPLE IN AMERICA in VOA Special English.

Today we tell about Betty Friedan. She was a powerful activist for the rights of women. Betty Friedan's book, The Feminine Mystique, broke new ground when it suggested women wanted more CORRECT: career options outside the home. EXPLANATION: Betty Friedan's book dispelled the popular myth of the happy housewife satisfied with living the suburban dream.

In her groundbreaking book The Feminine Mystique, feminist leader Betty Friedan dared to write about “the problem that has no name.” The Feminine Mystique discussed the idealized happy-suburban-housewife image that then was marketed to many women as their best if Author: Linda Napikoski.

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Considered by many as the “mother” of the second wave of modern feminism, activist and writer Betty Friedan was one of the most influential feminist leaders of the second half of the twentieth century, a co-founder of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and its first president.

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She served on the boards of leading women’s organizations, fought for legislation to ensure women’s. Betty Friedan, writer, feminist and women’s rights activist, wrote The Feminine Mystique (). Considered by many as the “mother” of the second wave of modern feminism, she was one of the most influential feminist leaders of the second half of the twentieth century, a co-founder of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and its first president.

Although Betty at one time was a staunch supporter for women’s choice, she wavered on this one a bit. She sometimes said that feminists tried to make abortion into the most important feminist issue when, in her opinion, it was not.

Betty Friedan was not a friend to gay people. Betty Friedan Obituary Visit Guest Book WASHINGTON (AP) -- Betty Friedan, whose manifesto "The Feminine Mystique" became a best seller in the s and laid the groundwork for the modern feminist.

INBETTY FRIEDAN (–) published The Feminine Mystique, a founding text of modern feminism that is considered one of the most influential books of the twentieth century. 1 She was born Bettye Goldstein in Peoria, Illinois, on February 4, Her father, Harry Goldstein, emigrated from Russia in the s, and built a successful jewelry business in the United : Manon Parry.

The Feminine Mystique is the title of a book written by Betty Friedan who also founded The National Organization for Women (NOW) to help US women gain equal rights. She describes the “feminine mystique” as the heightened awareness of the expectations of women and how each woman has to fit a certain role as a.

Betty Friedan was a worker for women's rights. She challenged women to find fulfillment in other ways than the traditional way.

She published her book "The Feminine Mystique" in She encouraged women to find freedom for themselves. She also cofounded NOW and served as their first president.

Betty Friedan () launched the second wave of the American women's movement in with her book The Feminine Mystique, which revealed the isolation and dissatisfaction many middle class women felt in their roles as housewives.

Friedan was a founder of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and served as its president. Betty Friedan, A Leader of the Modern Women’s Rights Movement Betty Friedan was born Betty Goldstein in nineteen twenty-one in Peoria, Illinois.

Friedan’s last book was Author: VOA Learning English.

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A leading voice of women’s rights movement, Betty Friedan was a phenomenal woman, often credited with starting the second wave of feminism in the United States, in the 20th century. She had founded many organizations to raise awareness for bridging the gap between men and women in society.

Betty Friedan led a huge demonstration in New York City for women’s rights. Demonstrations were also held in other cities. A half-million women took Author: VOA Learning English. The sicknesses that Betty Friedan describes with so much penetration and courage are the products of a diseased social organism, in which the rights, welfare and opportunities of human beings are.

Betty Friedan has been central to the reshaping of American attitudes toward women’s lives and rights. Through decades of social activism, strategic thinking and powerful writing, Friedan is one of contemporary society’s most effective leaders. Friedan’s l book, The Feminine Mystique, detailed the frustrating lives of countless American women who were expected to find fulfillment.

FRIEDAN, Betty Naomi (b. 4 February in Peoria, Illinois), prominent writer and political activist who helped start the feminist movement that began in the s and flowered in the s by publishing The Feminine Mystique () and founding the National Organization for Women (NOW).Friedan was born Bettye Goldstein, the first child of prosperous Russian-born Jewish jeweler Harry M.

Inthe year she published “The Feminine Mystique,” Betty Friedan was living in Grand View-on-Hudson, New York, in an eleven-room house overlooking the river, with her husband, Carl, and Author: Louis Menand. She founded and was acting president of the "National Organization of Women," (N.O.W.)seeking equal rights in work and pay.

Betty Friedan was born Betty Naomi Goldstein, the daughter of an immigrant jeweler and a newspaper editor. Issues of equality and positional power were continual themes in her life. In her obituary following the death of Betty Friedan this past Saturday, AP National Writer Hillel Italie summarized Friedan's first and most influential book, "The Feminine Mystique," in these terms: Few books have so profoundly changed so many lives as did Friedan's best seller.

Her assertion that a woman needed more than a husband and children was a radical break from. Born February 4,in Peoria, Illinois. With her book The Feminine Mystique (), Betty Friedan broke new ground by exploring the idea of women finding personal fulfillment outside of their traditional roles.

She also helped advance the women’s rights movement as one of the founders of the National Organization for Women (NOW). American writer, activist, and feminist speaks to Mary Parkinson about her early writing career.

First shown in 28/06/ If you would like to license a clip from this interview please e mail. The book that changed the consciousness of a country—and the rk, groundbreaking, classic—these adjectives barely describe the earthshaking and long-lasting effects of Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique.

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 4/5(7).(WOMENSENEWS)–"The Feminine Mystique" engaged its fans on both an intellectual and an emotional level.

Somehow Betty Friedan managed to write a book that was more than pages long, with chapters titled "The Sexual Solipsism of Sigmund Freud" and "The Functional Freeze, the Feminine Protest, and Margaret Mead," and still evoke the kind of emotional response we now associate with .Betty Friedan is the Founder of the National Organization for Women, the National Women’s Caucus, and the National Abortion Rights Action League.

She is a Visiting Professor at New York.