Comparing 1960 's And 1970 's Feminist Movement

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1960’s and 1970’s Feminist Movement According to Simone de Beauvoir in the 1949 The Second Sex, “One is not born, but rather becomes a woman. No biological, psychological or economic fate determines the figure that the human female presents in society; it is civilization as a whole that produces this creature. Thus women began to read and understand de Beauvoir’s point of view that women where the product of the U.S. gender socialization that as she predicted was their reality. The social political and economic context of the second wave feminist moment merged the rebellion of nuclear family structure of the 1950s. Women’s goal and aspirations were to marry and if going to college, her ultimate destiny was to be a housewife. The uprising of the 1960s, women like Betty Frieda’s 1963 book The Feminine Mystique began speaking about and arguing about the issue, “beneath the daily routines and surface contentment of most housewives’ lives lay deep well of insecurity, self-doubt, and unhappiness that they could not articulate even themselves (Coontz,18). What could possibly be going wrong in the lives of these housewives whose socioeconomic status was high, and live great with one solely income? However, they wanted for that the financial wellbeing, they wanted to impact the worlds. The 1950 was a time where women fell back to the domestic sphere since before their which amounts of women in factories doing the men’s work who fighting in the war. Consequently, women began to
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