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The sexual paradox : men, women and the real gender gap

Author: Susan Pinker
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Scribner hardcover edView all editions and formats
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A controversial examination of how learning and behavioral gaps between boys and girls are reversed in the workplace argues that key gender elements, rather than discriminatory practices, contribute to ambition and career choices.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Pinker
ISBN: 9780743284707 0743284704
OCLC Number: 166373370
Description: x, 340 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: female pharaohs and eunuchs --
Are males the more fragile sex? --
Dyslexic boys who make good --
Abandon ship! Successful women who opt out of science and engineering careers --
The empathy advantage --
Revenge of the nerds --
Nobody asked if I wanted to be the daddy --
Hiding the imposter within --
Competition: Is it a guy thing? --
Turbocharged: men with ADHD who succeed --
Things are not what they seem --
Acknowledgements --
Endnotes --
Sources.
Responsibility: Susan Pinker.
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A controversial examination of how learning and behavioral gaps between boys and girls are reversed in the workplace argues that key gender elements, rather than discriminatory practices, contribute to ambition and career choices.

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