Women in College: Shaping New Feminine Identities Mirra Komarovsky

ISBN: 9780759107250

Published: October 1st 2004

Hardcover

382 pages


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Women in College: Shaping New Feminine Identities  by  Mirra Komarovsky

Women in College: Shaping New Feminine Identities by Mirra Komarovsky
October 1st 2004 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 382 pages | ISBN: 9780759107250 | 5.25 Mb

In Women in College, feminist and sociologist Mirra Komarovsky interviewed women who entered Barnard College in the fall of 1979, finding that the demands of college life facilitated and occasionally forced many of these women to change theirMoreIn Women in College, feminist and sociologist Mirra Komarovsky interviewed women who entered Barnard College in the fall of 1979, finding that the demands of college life facilitated and occasionally forced many of these women to change their self-concept. Many felt trapped between new ideals of femininity - including action, vigor, rational competence, and effectiveness - and traditional notions of femininity, centered around emotional nurturance, passivity and kindness.

This study forms the basis of her critique of the struggle that arose from the differences in what were seen as the mutually exclusive roles of homemaker and those who pursued work outside the home.



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