Sound and well researched.
The premise of the book is that men are considered the default for human experience, while women are treated as an abnormal variation of the norm.
To not give too much away I will stop, but this is certainly one of the best books I have ever read and hope that there will be an updated soon.
This book is in excellent condition. NO tearing, rips, stains, or creasing. Very pleased with this book since I need it for a college class! Thanks. Hope it is a good read!Published 5 months ago by sue basco
In the early 1970's, I read a Marxist tract entitled, "Is Biology Determinism?" It was high on hysteria and ideology, but low on facts, Science, and logic. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Marvelous Mal
I have always been a reluctant feminist. Not because I don't believe in the rights and abilities of my sex, but because the term feminist has been adopted by a specific breed of... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Myrcell
We read this book this month in my feminist book club, and was it a very good read. The premise of the book is that men are considered the default for human experience, while women... Read morePublished on May 23, 2012 by Rckjones
Like the cover says. Women are not the inferior sex, nor the greater sex. They are an equal sex. I know what mens shortcoming and MO's are. Read morePublished on March 4, 2010 by kolleen bowers
The subtitle says it all: Carol Tavris' book "The Mismeasure of Woman" is about why women are not the better sex, or the inferior sex, or the opposite sex. Read morePublished on September 11, 2008 by M. A. Krul
This book is very well-cited and even though it's dated, it isn't out-dated. More recent studies only strengthen the arguments herein. Read morePublished on September 1, 2008 by B. Abrego
... is the double-entendre premise of this book and it is very well articulated. Ms. Tavris points out a tendancy to see men as the norm and women as the deviant and therefore... Read morePublished on January 11, 2006 by Shell
This book really lifted my spirits in its even-handed treatment of the 'language' of the genders. It explored the cultural expectations---and decpetions----about the genders, and... Read morePublished on January 11, 2006 by ginmar