Stephanie Coontz teaches history and family studies at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA

Stephanie Coontz teaches history and family studies at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA

The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap (Stephanie Coontz)

The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap (Stephanie Coontz)

Stephanie Coontz teaches history and family studies at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA. She also serves as Co-Chair and Director of Public Education at the Council on Contemporary Families, a non-profit, nonpartisan association of family researchers and practitioners based at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Stephanie Coontz teaches history and family studies at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA. She also serves as Co-Chair and Director of Public Education at the Council on Contemporary Families, a non-profit, nonpartisan association of family researchers and practitioners based at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

"Let's start by recognizing that the women's movement never told anybody that they could 'have it all.' That concept was the brainchild of advertising executives, not feminist activists. Feminism insists on women's right to make choices -- about whether to marry, whether to have children, whether to combine work and family or to focus on one over the other." - Stephanie Coontz

"Let's start by recognizing that the women's movement never told anybody that they could 'have it all.' That concept was the brainchild of advertising executives, not feminist activists. Feminism insists on women's right to make choices -- about whether to marry, whether to have children, whether to combine work and family or to focus on one over the other." - Stephanie Coontz

Stephanie Coontz, an historian of the family, discusses how globalization has brought more women into the paid work force, giving them some ownership over their productive labor.

Stephanie Coontz, an historian of the family, discusses how globalization has brought more women into the paid work force, giving them some ownership over their productive labor.

Published on Jan 22, 2013    To celebrate the 50th anniversary edition of Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique, Stephanie Coontz, author of A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s, discusses the impact of Friedan's work.    To learn more about the book, now with an introduction by Gail Collins and an afterword by Anna Quindlen, click here: http://books.wwnorton.com/books/the-feminine-mystique/

Published on Jan 22, 2013 To celebrate the 50th anniversary edition of Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique, Stephanie Coontz, author of A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s, discusses the impact of Friedan's work. To learn more about the book, now with an introduction by Gail Collins and an afterword by Anna Quindlen, click here: http://books.wwnorton.com/books/the-feminine-mystique/

A Strange Stirring Podcast on NPR: Interview with Stephanie Coontz....

Stirring Up 'The Feminine Mystique' 47 Years Later

A Strange Stirring Podcast on NPR: Interview with Stephanie Coontz....

Stephanie Coontz - A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s. $15.78

Promise My Love (Love in Bloom: The Bradens - Rex and Jade Wedding Novella)

Stephanie Coontz - A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s. $15.78

Pinterest
Search