Beyond Gender: The New Politics of Work and Family

Beyond Gender The New Politics of Work and Family A basic restructuring of our economy is needed now writes Betty Friedan in her latest book Beyond Gender And this restructuring can t be accomplished in terms of women versus men black versus white

A basic restructuring of our economy is needed now, writes Betty Friedan in her latest book, Beyond Gender And this restructuring can t be accomplished in terms of women versus men, black versus white, old versus young, conservative versus liberal We need a new political movement in America that puts the lives and interests of people first It can t be done by separat A basic restructuring of our economy is needed now, writes Betty Friedan in her latest book, Beyond Gender And this restructuring can t be accomplished in terms of women versus men, black versus white, old versus young, conservative versus liberal We need a new political movement in America that puts the lives and interests of people first It can t be done by separate, single issue movements now, and it has to be political to protect and translate our new empowerment with a new vision of community, with new structures of community that open the doors again to real equality of opportunity As the author of The Feminine Mystique and head of the National Organization for Women, Betty Friedan helped spark a movement that revolutionized the fight for equal rights and opportunities for women Now, in Beyond Gender, Friedan argues that the old solutions no longer work The time has come, she contends, for women and men to move forward from identity politics and gender based, single issue political activism Without yielding on particular women s issues, she calls for a paradigm shift a transformation of the intellectual and political structure within which those issues are viewed.Friedan s new paradigm embraces the entire world of work, family, and community, where some of the most crucial questions of 1990s America have been raised To explore them, Friedan initiated a conversation among policy experts, scholars, corp

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Beyond Gender: The New Politics of Work and Family

  1. Betty Friedan was an American feminist, activist and writer, best known for starting what is commonly known as the Second Wave of feminism through the writing of her book The Feminine Mystique.

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