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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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Jossey-Bass (Ed): Gender in Education

Is biology destiny? Are schools shortchanging girls or boys? If so, what can educators do to ensure that both succeed? These are among the questions confronting teachers of students of all ages. The Jossey-Bass Reader on Gender in Education is a comprehensive anthology that…

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