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Failing At Fairness: How Our Schools Cheat Girls Paperback – March 1, 1995
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Bought this as a requirement for a graduate class. I really enjoyed how both the authors examined many aspect of education and how they affect females.Published on July 28, 2013 by Heather M. Pond
The book came in the condition described and when they said it would. The price was great especially because I was buying it for a class.Published on December 12, 2011 by Gatsbygirl
Loved it. It is a good book about gender bias in schools. It is also a good book to bhave when studying Sociology in college or grad school. Read morePublished on September 8, 2011 by Lisa
This year, 60% of college entries will be female. Look at this spring's honor role listings. Last year, 78% of honor role members in my community were female. Read morePublished on January 29, 2006 by Promoter of goodness
Despite its importance in educational developments during the 1990's, "Failing at Fairness" contains many of the flaws that are often seen when ideology takes precedence over... Read morePublished on January 26, 2005 by spm
...As America continues being one-sided in its attempts, by turning the table on boys... boys are behind in school now. And why? Read morePublished on July 1, 2004 by jman
"Failing at Fairness" is a landmark book in the education of girls. Researchers Myra and David Sadker step away from the fuzzy assumptions we have about gender and... Read morePublished on October 23, 2000 by Patricia A. Powell
Failing at Fairness is an interesting blend of history, classroom research and observation, in depth analysis of standardized testing results, interviews and theory as they relate... Read morePublished on October 8, 2000 by Catherine L. Hughes
I found this book to be quite enlightening in the sense that many do not want to recognize the social injustices that have plagued our society and ignored women's achievements... Read morePublished on February 26, 2000 by S. Bell