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Author Spar, Debora L., author.
Title Wonder women : sex, power, and the quest for perfection / Debora L. Spar.
Published New York : Sarah Crichton Books, [2013]
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Edition First edition.
Description 305 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-289) and index.
Contents Growing up Charlie -- Girls : a handbook -- Sex and the social contract -- Bodies and other accessories -- Truly, madly, deeply -- Mythologies of birth -- The good wife's guide to life and love -- Crashing into ceilings : a report from the nine-to-five shift -- Memories of my waist -- Kissing Charlie goodbye.
Summary Explores "why, a half century after the publication of Betty Friedan's The feminine mystique ... women still feel stuck ... [detailing] how American women's lives have--and have not--changed over the past fifty years"--Dust jacket flap.
Subject Women -- United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Women -- United States -- Attitudes.
Spar, Debora L.
Women's rights.
Alternate Title Sex, power, and the quest for perfection
ISBN 0374298750
OCLC number 827257019