Re: a request -Reply

Tue, 12 May 1998 16:40:14 -0500

Christina Hoff Sommers has been no friend to equity for years. I do not
recommend you read the referenced book without a great deal of skepticism.
She has misquoted cited researchers in this book; there are other problems
with her "research."

Peggy Weeks <>

>>> Guy Giffard <> 05/06/98 02:39pm >>>

You might consider the following book by Christina Hoff Sommers:

Who Stole Feminism? How Women Have Betrayed Women

published by Simon & Schuster (paperback edition) in 1995.

In particular, she takes a critical look at the document by Sadker &

-- Guy Giffard

> > I have been teaching a course, Gender Equity in Education, for 13
years > at the University of Washington and have to order text(s) for my
summer > school course. The past two years I've used Sadker &
Sadker, Failing at > Fairness, as well as a reading packet of articles.
Last year I also > used Peggy Orenstein SchoolGirls.
> > I'd appreciate receiving suggestions about any more current texts or
> reader.
> > Thanks,
> > Jeanne Kohl

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