Feminism: Mystique Or Mistake
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What has feminism done for you lately?In 1963, Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique sparked a feminist revolution. The time has come to evaluate its legacy. Has feminism stayed true to its original nineteenth century goal of gaining fair treatment for women? If so, why do millions of women in mainstream America feel so little in common with feminism or the controversial causes it now embraces? In Feminism: Mystique or Mistake?, Diane Passno, executive vice president at Focus on the Family, gives a candid critique of today's feminist movement and shows how it has affected every level of society. While acknowledging feminism's initial appeal for equality, she strips away the veneer of the current movement_and reveals the cost to women and their families over the past four decades.Diane's insightful analysis brings clarity to the confusion women often feel, as it sorts through the mixed messages our culture gives and reveals the liberating plan God has had for women all along.
Provides insight on the impact of the feminist movement and helps women come to terms with their roles at home, work, and church.
Passno, executive Vice President at Focus on the Family, is a 1968 alumnus of UCLA. She joined the Focus on the Family staff seventeen years ago after several years as a homemaker to her math professor husband and two daughters. She presently serves on the Citizens Review Panel for El Paso County, in conjunction with the Department of Human Resources. A