Table of Contents
   Author's Notep. xi
   Introductionp. xv
   The Unliberated 1960sp. 1
   Naming the Problem: Friedan's Message to American Housewivesp. 19
   After the First Feminist Wave: Women from the 1920s to the 1940sp. 35
   The Contradictions of Womanhood in the 1950sp. 59
   "I Thought I was Crazy"p. 81
   The Price of Privilege: Middle-Class Women and the Feminine Mystiquep. 101
   African-American Women, Working-Class Women, and the Feminine Mystiquep. 121
   Demystifying The Feminine Mystiquep. 139
   Women, Men, Marriage, and Work Today: Is the Feminine Mystique Dead?p. 167
   Acknowledgmentsp. 187
   Selected Bibliographyp. 191
   Indexp. 209