Same Difference: How Gender Myths Are Hurting Our Relationships, Our Children, and Our Jobs

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November 2005



Drawing on years of exhaustive research, Barnett and Rivers debunk gender myths and reveal how a toxic mix of junk science, pop psychology, and media hype has influenced thinking and behavior, causing people to make poor decisions.


Rosalind Barnett, Ph.D., is a Senior Scientist at Brandeis University and Director of its Community, Families, and Work Program. She is the author of six books and her work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the Los Angeles. Times, the Chicago Tribune, and USA Today, among other publications. She lives in Weston, Massachusetts. Caryl Rivers is a Professor of Journalism at Boston University and is a nationally known columnist, author, journalist, and media critic. She has written for the New York Times, The Nation, Ms., Rolling Stone, the Washington Post, and Dissent. She lives in Winthrop, Massachusetts.


"[Same Difference] is a lesson in critical thinking and a warning to look more deeply into data before believing the latest hot story about the battle of the sexes." Boston Globe "Stereotypes about the differences between women and men may be based on flimsy evidence, but taking them seriously can do real damage to our relationships and careers. Both men and women pay a steep price. Blending case histories, new research and thoughtful analysis, the writers describe the divide between the sexes as a crevice, not a chasm. The good news: We're all a lot more flexible than the gender cliches let on." Psychology Today"
EAN: 9780465006137
ISBN: 0465006132
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2005
Seitenanzahl: 289 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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