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Failing at Fairness: How America's Schools Cheat Girls

Sadker, Myra, and Sadker, David

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ISBN 10: 0684195410 / ISBN 13: 9780684195414
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, Place_Pub: New York, 1994
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347 pages. Illus., notes, recommended reading, index. Inscribed by the author (David Sadker) to his niece. Inscription related item laid in. The Sadkers, top researchers in the field of education for 20 years, have charted how, from elementary school through college and into the working world, girls are systematically deniedopportunites in areas where boys are encouraged to excel, often by well-meaning teachers who are unaware they are transmitting sexist values. Bookseller Inventory # 53171

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Title: Failing at Fairness: How America's Schools ...

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, Place_Pub: New York

Publication Date: 1994

Book Condition: good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition. First Printing.

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Chronicles studies that show how gender-biased education, often propagated by well-meaning teachers, affects the intellectual and social growth of girls and instructs how teachers and students can avoid this trap. 100,000 first printing. $60,000 ad/promo. Tour.

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Dr. Myra Sadker teaches at The American University (Washington, D.C.).

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