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How did the attitude of the women libbers of the 1960s change the lives of all American women today?

March 13, 2016 | Author: | Posted in american history, history


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How did the attitude of the women libbers of the 1960s change the lives of all American women today


This describes movement of women in American in 1960 . These women were given the special name of `libbers . These women libbers brought about a revolution and have greatly impacted the lives of American women today . This is written in the MLA writing style



The impact of the movement of women libber of 1960s on the lives of American [banner_entry_middle]

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It was in the nineties when women began realizing their rights and started demanding them . They conducted certain movements for this purpose . The lives of American women underwent dramatic changes after the Second World War . During and after the Second World War women had attained a certain level of independency as they worked in factories and offices standing side by side with men , this brought them income of their own and hence they refused to be oppressed any more . Many women had started working due to the war , and when it ended they ought to leave work and return to their households . There were several women who belonged to professional and middle classes and were uneasy with their inferior position in society . Betty Friedan wrote `The Feminine Mystique ‘ in which she represented the views of the generation of middle class , bored housewives who were bored of their routine house-wife lives and longed for something more their husband , their children and their home . She explained this problem of women as the `problem , which has no name with it alone . The women of the nineties were used to doing everyday chores like making beds , shopping for groceries , matching slipcover material , eating peanut butter sandwiches with her children but still they could not express their innate desire for something more to add to their lives . The reason why this desire lay suppressed for such a long time was that these women lacked the courage to express it The women of America suffered from uneasiness and a sense of dissatisfaction . This suppression resulted in the women ‘s liberation movement of the 1960s , which brought about a revolutionary change in the lives of women . By the late 1960 ‘s they concluded on the fact that men could not be participants of the solution to women ‘s oppression . This separated group of feminists , who were also known as radical feminists claimed for a separate movement whose independent cause would be `women ‘s liberation . These women ‘s libbers were soon labeled as `bra-burners (Schneir , 1994

During the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 60s , women got hold of the chance to fight for their own rights through the already ongoing revolutionary climate . The women ‘s liberation movement of the 60s and 70s initiated the second `wave ‘ of the movement . Here these women who were fighting for their rights were named as `Women libbers . These women libbers gained the knowledge and tactics of protesting from civil… [banner_entry_footer]


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