Friedan

Friedan
 
['friːdn], Betty Naomi, geborene Goldstein ['gəʊldstaɪn], amerikanische Sozialwissenschaftlerin und Schriftstellerin, * Peoria (Illinois) 4. 2. 1921. Als eine der führenden Vertreterinnen der amerikanischen Frauenbewegung gründete sie 1966 die »National Organization for Women« (Abkürzung NOW), war 1966-70 deren 1. Vorsitzender; organisierte den internationalen feministischen Kongress 1973. Ihr Buch »The feminine mystique« (1963; deutsch »Der Weiblichkeitswahn«) beeinflusste die Diskussion um die Gleichberechtigung der Frau.
 
Weitere Werke: It changed my life. Writings on the women's movement (1976; deutsch Das hat mein Leben verändert); The second stage (1981); The fountain of age (1993; deutsch Mythos Alter).

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