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Ethnic and Sex Differences in the Marital Role Attitudes of Working Men and Women

By Donna Ching


The Women's Liberation Movement has often been accused of mainly representing the views of middle-class women (McCracken, 1972). In the early 1960's, middle-class women began realizing that their lives were unfulfilled and their personhood was threatened (Berry, 1972). Women were losing touch with the world outside their homes because they lived vicariously through their children and especially their husbands. Betty Friedan's book, The Feminine Mystique (1963) drew much attention to the issue becuase it seemed to speak for the many unfulfilled, yet silent, women of that decade

Publisher: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Year: 2014
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