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Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference - Cordelia Fine
Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference
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“[Fine’s] sharp tongue is tempered with humor. . . . Read this book and see how complex and fascinating the whole issue is.”—The New York Times
“[Fine’s] sharp tongue is tempered with humor. . . . Read this book and see how complex and fascinating the whole issue is.”—The New York Times
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780393079258 (0393079252)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 338
Edition language: English
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Feminism in Cold Storage
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Merle
Merle rated it
4.5 Delusions of Gender by Cordelia Fine
We’ve all encountered those pop science books, the ones that claim “hardwired” differences between male and female minds. Cordelia Fine has seen them too, but instead of simply accepting their assertions because they sound scientific, she delved into the research, tracking down the studies that purp...
shell pebble
shell pebble rated it
5.0 Dismantling the new sexism
I really think all educators need to read this book. Fine's target is the new gender essentialism, the reconstructed sexism that attempts to put women back in their traditional roles as 'unbenders of husbands' brows' and caregivers to children, and to keep them out of politics, mathematics and the s...
A little tea, a little chat
A little tea, a little chat rated it
3.0
18 Sept Update: some stories reading Karen's review brought to mind from my childhood....http://alittleteaalittlechat.wordpress.com/2013/09/18/more-on-delusions-of-gender-by-cordelia-fine/-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Message on my secret diary...
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Manny Rayner's book reviews rated it
5.0
This is a remarkably good book, and anyone who's remotely interested in claims that there might be inherent differences in mental function between men and women should read it. It's insightful, carefully researched, well-written and often very funny. And if it doesn't make you change your mind about...
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