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The war against boys : how misguided feminism is harming our young men

Author: Christina Hoff Sommers
Publisher: New York : Touchstone, 2001, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Despite popular belief, American boys tag behind girls in reading and writing ability, and they are less likely to go to college. Our young men are greatly at risk, yet the best-known studies and experts insist that it's girls who are in need of our attention. The highly publicized "girl crisis" has led to many changes in American schools, politics, and parenting ... but at what cost? In this provocative book,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Hoff Sommers
ISBN: 0684849577 9780684849577
OCLC Number: 47103969
Notes: "A Touchstone book."
Description: 251 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Where the boys are --
Reeducating the nation's boys --
Guys and dolls --
Carol Gilligan and the incredible shrinking girl --
Gilligan's island --
Save the males --
Why Johnny can't, like, read and write --
The moral life of boys --
War and peace.
Responsibility: Christina Hoff Sommers.

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The author who aroused a storm of debate with "Who Stole Feminism?" takes sexual politics to a new level in a book that demonstrates how feminist ideals and "politically correct" practices are  Read more...

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Richard Bernstein "The New York Times" The burden of [this] thoughtful, provocative book is that it is American boys who are in trouble, not girls. Ms. Sommers... makes these arguments persuasively Read more...

 
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