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Wonder women : sex, power, and the quest for perfection / Debora L. Spar.

Spar, Debora L. (Author).

  • ISBN: 9780374298753
  • ISBN: 0374298750
  • Description: 305 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Sarah Crichton Books, [2013]

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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-289) and index.
Contents Note: 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.

Additional Titles

Alternate Title: Sex, power, and the quest for perfection