Chapter 6 is Friedan’s dissertation on how Margaret Mead contributed to the Functional Freeze and ultimately failed the feminine movement. Friedan begins the chapter with her definition of the role “functionalism” played in American society: By giving an absolute meaning and a sanctimonious value to the generic term ‘woman’s role,’ functionalism put American women into a [...]
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