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Crittenden, Ann, The Price of Motherhood: Why the Most Important Job in the World Is Still the Least Valued, Owl Books, 2002.

Crittenden, a noted economics journalist, asserts that mothers are penalized for their childbearing role. Crittenden uses studies and financial facts to show that all mothers, regardless of occupational or marital status, are at an economic disadvantage to others in society. Crittenden offers solutions to this problem based on working models found in such diverse areas as Sweden and the United States military.

Freedman, Estelle B., No Turning Back: The History of Feminism and the Future of Women, Ballantine Books, 2002.

In this engaging, narrative history of feminism, Freedman explores a wide range of issues, including race, politics, economics, and health, while providing her own critical interpretations of these topics.

Horowitz, Daniel, Betty Friedan and the Making of "The Feminine Mystique": The American Left, the Cold War, and Modern...

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