THE FEMINIST ORIGINS OF THE MIDLIFE CRISIS

SUSANNE SCHMIDT
This article tells the history of the midlife crisis, for the first time. Today, the idea of midlife crisis conjures up images of male indulgence and irresponsibility, but it was first successfully promoted as a feminist concept that applied to men and women equally and described the dissolution of gender roles at the onset of middle age. Although the term was coined by the psychologist Elliott Jaques in the 1950s, it only came into general...

This data repository is not currently reporting usage information. For information on how your repository can submit usage information, please see our documentation.