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Stephanie Coontz

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Professor of History and Family Studies at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, and co-chair of the Council on Contemporary Families; author of Marriage, A History: How Love Conquered Marriage and A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960's

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Fifty years ago,  Betty Friedan  jump-started the Women's Movement, and the number of women joining the workforce increased for the next 30 years.

Has the Movement for Women's Equality Hit a Wall?

Fifty years ago, Betty Friedan jump-started the Women's Movement, and the number of women joining the workforce increased for the next 30 years.

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A recent issue of the  New Yorker  magazine contains the comment: "With the exception of the imperial offspring of the Ming dynasty and the dauphins of pre-revolutionary France,…

Are American Kids Spoiled Rotten?

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A recent issue of the  New Yorker  magazine contains the comment: "With the exception of the imperial offspring of the Ming dynasty and the dauphins of pre-revolutionary France,…

Are American Kids Spoiled Rotten?

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