Desperate Housewives, Neuroses and the Domestic Environment, 1945–1970

1st Edition

Ali Haggett

Published January 21, 2016
Reference - 256 Pages
ISBN 9781138661950 - CAT# Y229888
Series: Studies for the Society for the Social History of Medicine

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Although the figure of the ‘desperate housewife’ is familiar to us, Haggett suggests that many women in the 1950s and ’60s led satisfying lives and that gender roles, while very different, were often seen as equal.


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