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|ISBN:||9780393068382 0393068382 9780393340242 0393340244|
|Awards:||Shortlisted for John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize 2010.|
|Description:||xxix, 338 p. ; 22 cm.|
|Contents:||"Half-changed world," half-changed minds. We think, therefore you are ; Why you should cover your head with a paper bag if you have a secret you don't want your wife to find out ; "Backwards and in high heels" ; I don't belong here ; The glass workplace ; XX-clusion and XXX-clusion ; Gender equality begins (or ends) at home ; Gender equality 2.0? --
Neurosexism. The "fetal fork" ; In "the darkness of the womb" (and the first few hours in the light) ; The brain of a boy in the body of a girl... or a monkey? ; Sex and premature speculation ; What does it all mean, anyway? ; Brain scams ; The "seductive allure" of neuroscience ; Unraveling hardwiring --
Recycling gender. Preconceptions and postconceptions ; Parenting with a half-changed mind ; "Gender detectives" ; Gender education ; The self-socializing child --
Epilogue : And s-t-r-e-t-c-h!
Cordelia Fine has a first-rate intellect and writing talent to burn. In her new book, Delusions of Gender, she takes aim at the idea that male brains and female brains are wired differently, leading
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