Representations of female identity in the U.S
American Women and The Feminine Mystique
This study explores the women’s rights movement in the U.S.
at a time, the 1960s and 1970s, when great changes were taking place in the family and in the workforce where women were gaining ground.
Social scientists and women novelists reported on these changes, offering visions of a world without gender inequality.
Differences between views of marriage and family in “objective” social science and in “imaginative” women’s fiction are examined.
Khedija Arfaoui is an independent researcher, feminist, and former academic A long time actor and leader in Tunisian civil society, she has lectured and written widely on human rights and women’s issues, and been a frequent workshop leader at home and abroad.
She has an M.
Phil from GW University and a doctorate from the University of Tunis.