Synopses & Reviews
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-258) and index.
To what extent has feminism benefited women? Arguing that so far feminism has failed to deliver the promised benefits for many women and has even proved harmful, this text brings together women's voices, from Bridget Jones to Simone de Beauvoir, to provide a radical rethink for the 21st century.
Girls and boys are different. So why do our schools insist on treating them as identical? Bringing together many women's voices, Tooley challenges education's sacred cows, demanding a radical rethinking of sexual politics.
Table of Contents
The Bridget Jones syndrome • Stubborn girls • Romantic illusions • Let`s hope it is not true • A theory of education as if Darwin mattered • Big sister is watching you • Celebrating the gender gap.