Summary Of The Problem Without A Name By Betty Friedan

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Betty Friedan was a middle class, suburban housewife that realized she wanted more from life than being a housewife. However, she was not always a housewife; she was a highly educated woman who went to a prestigious all women college called Smith College. She earned a fellowship to study at the University of California, but she decided to be a reporter in New York City instead. Once she had her second child, she lost her job, and soon became bored with her domestic life and became affected by what she calls “The problem without a name”. So, she used her reporting skills to contact other woman who went to Smith College. She gave them a survey and that is where the research of her book came from. Her book is credited with causing the second wave

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