War Agianst Boys

GUESTS: CHRISTINA HOFF SOMMERS Author of The War Against Boys: How Misguided Feminism is Harming Our Young Men (Simon & Schuster, 2000) WILLIAM POLLOCK Author of Real Boys' Voices (Random House, 2000) The drive for gender-equity has consumed American schools for nearly two decades. As a result, girls have made significant progress in educational fields where they once lagged. But has the attention to girls come at the expense of helping boys in the subjects where they have difficulty? And have the broader trends of promoting self-esteem and self-confidence been counter-productive for the nation's budding men? Join Juan Williams and guests for a look at gender politics in the classroom.

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