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Truth about Girls and Boys Challenging Toxic Stereotypes about Our Children

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ISBN-10: 0231151632

ISBN-13: 9780231151634

Edition: 2013

Authors: Caryl Rivers, Rosalind C. Barnett

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Caryl Rivers and Rosalind C. Barnett are widely acclaimed for their analyses of women, men, and society. In The Truth About Girls and Boys, they tackle a new, troubling trend in the theorizing of gender: that the learning styles, brain development, motivation, cognitive and spatial abilities, and "natural" inclinations of girls and boys are so fundamentally different, they require unique styles of parenting and education.Ignoring the science that challenges these claims, those who promote such theories make millions while frightening parents and educators into enforcing old stereotypes and reviving unhealthy attitudes in the classroom. Rivers and Barnett unmake the pseudoscientific…    
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 4/23/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

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