The war against boys : How misguided feminism is harming our young men / Christina Hoff Sommers. [print]Material type: TextPublication details: New York, New York : Simon and Schuster, [(c)2000. Description: 251 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780684849560; 0684849569Subject(s): Men's Gender StudiesGenre/Form: Social Science. LOC classification: HQ797.S666.W37 2000HQ797.S697.T449COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission:
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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.
In a provocative and controversial study, the author of Who Stole Feminism refutes the claims of Reviving Ophelia to argue that boys have become the primary victims of American society, showing how boys' weaknesses are aggravated by anti-boy prejudices and offering constructive suggestions on how to help young males. Link to source of summary
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Christina Hoff Sommers is the W. H. Brady Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, District of Columbia She has a Ph.D. in philosophy from Brandeis University and was formerly a professor of philosophy at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. Sommers has written for numerous publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Republic, and many others. She is the author of Who Stole Feminism? How Women Have Betrayed Women. She is married with two sons and lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland.