Stephanie Coontz: Gender gaps by PopTech. Stephanie Coontz, an historian of the family, discusses how globalization has brought more women into the paid work force, giving them some ownership over their productive labor. Coontz urges us to redefine our notions of gender equality within this framework of labor, arguing that every worker has a right to a family life.
Published on Jan 22, 2013 To celebrate the 50th anniversary edition of Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique, Stephanie Coontz, author of A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s, discusses the impact of Friedan's work. To learn more about the book, now with an introduction by Gail Collins and an afterword by Anna Quindlen, click here: http://books.wwnorton.com/books/the-feminine-mystique/