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The war against boys : how misguided policies are harming our young men

Author: Christina Hoff Sommers
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New and revised editionView all editions and formats
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Girls and women were once second class citizens in the nation's schools. Americans responded with concerted efforts to give girls and women the attention and assistance that was long overdue. Now, after two major waves of feminism and decades of policy reform, women have made massive strides in education. Today they outperform men in nearly every measure of social, academic, and vocational well being.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Hoff Sommers
ISBN: 9781451644180 1451644183
OCLC Number: 760977603
Description: 269 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface to new edition --
Where the boys are --
No country for young men --
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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Girls and women were once second class citizens in the nation's schools. Americans responded with concerted efforts to give girls and women the attention and assistance that was long overdue. Now, after two major waves of feminism and decades of policy reform, women have made massive strides in education. Today they outperform men in nearly every measure of social, academic, and vocational well being.

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