Women's Role In The 1950s

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Nowadays, women stand in a good position in personal and business life. They have an equal rights with men to vote, choose a desired study direction, occupation, and others. However, the situation of women’s position has not been always like that. In the 1950s, the economy was booming which created a hierarchy in family. According to Stephanie Coontz, a man was a breadwinner, and he had a full power and leadership in his family (Coontz, 27-43). A woman’s role was staying at home mother, and taking care of household. The divorce chances were rare because the value was the family, and children were growing up with a strict society rules. Analyzing 1950s myths of family, Coontz claims that not all families were happy, because women were depended
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