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KAREN STABINER: All Girls: Single-Sex Education and Why It Matters

Best-selling author Karen Stabiner wrote All Girls: Single-Sex Education and Why It Matters to see for herself if an all-girls’ environment made a difference. She spent a year with students at two very different schools – the 112-year-old Marlborough School in Los Angeles, a private school…

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Christina Hoff Sommers: Who Stole Feminism? How Women Have Betrayed Women

Profesora de filosofía de la Universidad de Clark desde 1980. Especialista en ética y teoría moral contemporánea, ha publicado sus artículos en revistas especializadas y en grandes rotativos como Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, USA Today, Chicago Tribune y…

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Jose María BARRIO: Educación diferenciada, una opción razonable

  Se recopilan aquí, los trabajos de estudiosos de varios países que coinciden en replantearse las razones que llevaron a imponer la coeducación obligatoria en la enseñanza primaria y secundaria. Así, se muestran los resultados de investigaciones empíricas sobre rendimiento escolar…

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Michel Fize: Les pièges de la mixité scolaire

État des lieux de l'enseignement secondaire en France, sans idées préconçues ni esprit partisan, ce livre, contribution importante à une interrogation actuelle, s'adresse aussi bien aux enseignants qu'aux parents. Cet ouvrage est la première tentative de cadrer le débat en prenant en compte…

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Rosemary C. Salomone: Same, different, equal : rethinking single-sex schooling

“A beacon of clarity and open-mindedness, this impressive work will be the definitive resource on the legal and educational issues regarding single-sex education.”--Stephen Yandle, Yale Law School   A readable and objective assessment of the educational and legal issues surrounding…

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Ilana DE BARE: Where Girls Come First: TheIlana Rise, Fall, and Surprising Revival of Girls Schools

In March 2004, Penguin Books published Where Girls Come First, a history of all-girls schools in the United States. The author is journalist Ilana Debare, who herself is a co-founder of the Julia Morgan School for Girls in Oakland, California. Her book is a thoughtful and provocative history,…

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Steven RHOADS: Taking Sex Differences Seriously

In his new book, Taking Sex Differences Seriously, Dr. Steven Rhoads assembles a wealth of scientific evidence showing that sex distinctions are "hardwired" into our biology. They range from the subtle (men get a chemical high from winning while women get one from nursing) to the profound (women…

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