The Difference by Judy Mann
Growing Up Female in America

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Interviewing experts on the subject and collecting information from schools, music, and texts, a prize-winning columnist for the Washington Post explores the cultural link between dominance and gender.

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Published August 1, 1994 by Warner Books. 317 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Washington Post columnist Mann draws on the revolution that Carol Gilligan began over a decade ago--presenting an accessible case for the differences between boys and girls and proposing strategies for raising less limited, more self-aware women and men.

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In a study of ``machocracy'' in America, Washington Post columnist Mann examines how such diverse sources as the Saturday morning TV cartoon shows, textbooks and Christianity present messages that cripple the development of girls and offer a false sense of empowerment to boys.

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