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" ... young people" because the problems I want to discuss in this book belong primarily, in our society, to the boys: how to be useful and make something of oneself. A girl does not have to, she is not expected to, "make something" of herself. Her career... "
Merely Being There Is Not Enough: Women's Roles in Autobiographical Texts by ... - Page 13
by Heike Mlakar - 2008 - 196 pages
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The Fifties: The Way We Really Were

Douglas T. Miller, Marion Nowak - History - 1977 - 444 pages
...something of oneself." He rather naively felt women already had a useful, maternal role. Therefore, "a girl does not have to, she is not expected to 'make something' of herself."44 The Beat writers similarly offered little hope to women. Ironically, their rebellion often...
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Not June Cleaver: Women and Gender in Postwar America, 1945-1960

Joanne Jay Meyerowitz - History - 1994 - 411 pages
...devoted to studying adults. Goodman defended his focus saying that the problems he wanted to discuss "belong primarily, in our society, to the boys: how...she is not expected to 'make something' of herself. Her career does not have to be self-justifying, for she will have children, which is absolutely self-justifying,...
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In the Shadow of War: The United States Since the 1930s

Michael S. Sherry - History - 1995 - 595 pages
...the sort that Kennedy could easily disarm. Reflecting 1950s norms in another way, he ignored women: "A girl does not have to, she is not expected to, 'make something' of herself. . . . She will have children, which is absolutely self-justifying, like any other natural or creative...
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Male and Female in Social Life

Lloyd E. Sandelands - Social Science - 2001 - 220 pages
..."young men and boys" rather than the "young people" because the problems I want to discuss in this book belong primarily, in our society, to the boys: how...she is not expected to, "make something" of herself. Her career does not have to be self-justifying, for she will have children, which is absolutely self-justifying,...
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The Anxieties of Affluence: Critiques of American Consumer Culture, 1939-1979

Daniel Horowitz - Business & Economics - 2005 - 339 pages
...pursuit of false pleasures fell most heavily on its young men, not, as Friedan would claim, on its women. "A girl does not have to, she is not expected to, 'make something' of herself," he wrote, celebrating motherhood while denigrating a full range of women's aspirations. For him, producing...
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