TITLE

When `subtle sexism' is a con

AUTHOR(S)
Leo, John
PUB. DATE
February 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;2/7/94, Vol. 116 Issue 5, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Opinion. Discusses how girls are overtaking boys in one area after another, despite claims of a growing pattern of female failure and underachievement. Major lobbying effort underway to persuade public that girls are an oppressed group in schools; 1992 American Association of University Women's report `How Schools Shortchange Girls'; Book by Myra and David Sadker titled `Failing at Fairness: How America's Schools Cheat Girls'; Problems with identifying all girls as victims.
ACCESSION #
9402027532

 

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