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Product Description: Long, productive lives are the destiny of most of us, not just the privilege of our great-grandchildren. The story of aging is not one of steady decline and decay; we need a new narrative based on solid research, not scare stories...read more

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9781442255272 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 23, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Long, productive lives are the destiny of most of us, not just the privilege of our great-grandchildren.

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Product Description: For the first time in history, women make up half the educated labor force and are earning the majority of advanced degrees. It should be the best time ever for women, and yet... it’s not. Storm clouds are gathering, and the worst thing is that most women don’t have a clue what could be coming...read more

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9780399176395 | J P Tarcher, September 1, 2015, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: For the first time in history, women make up half the educated labor force and are earning the majority of advanced degrees.

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Product Description: For the first time in history, women make up half the educated labor force and are earning the majority of advanced degrees. It should be the best time ever for women, and yet... it’s not. Storm clouds are gathering, and the worst thing is that most women don’t have a clue what could be coming...read more

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9780399163333 | J P Tarcher, October 17, 2013, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: For the first time in history, women make up half the educated labor force and are earning the majority of advanced degrees.

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Product Description: Caryl Rivers and Rosalind C. Barnett are widely acclaimed for their analyses of women, men, and society. In The Truth About Girls and Boys, they tackle a new, troubling trend in the theorizing of gender: that the learning styles, brain development, motivation, cognitive and spatial abilities, and "natural" inclinations of girls and boys are so fundamentally different, they require unique styles of parenting and education...read more

Hardcover:

9780231151627 | Columbia Univ Pr, August 14, 2011, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Caryl Rivers and Rosalind C.

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9780231151634 | Reprint edition (Columbia Univ Pr, April 23, 2013), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Caryl Rivers and Rosalind C.

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Product Description: A strange duality affects the news media today. The more that women advance in the worlds of business, academia, medicine, and law, the gloomier news about women and their achievements becomes. As statistics report the rise in the number of women obtaining college and advanced degrees, the media increasingly tells them that this is a terrible mistake and that only by returning to traditional roles of wife and mother can women find true happiness...read more

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9781584656159 | Univ Pr of New England, April 30, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A strange duality affects the news media today.

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9781584657378 | Univ Pr of New England, August 29, 2008, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A strange duality affects the news media today.

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Argues that the new reality of working families can strengthen family life

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9780062510808 | Harper San Francisco, May 1, 1996, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Argues that the new reality of working families can strengthen family life

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9780062511898 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, May 30, 2010), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Argues that the new reality of working families can strengthen family life

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Product Description: At her first press conference, Eleanor Roosevelt, uncertain of her role as hostess or leader, passed a box of candied grapefruit peel to the thirty-five women journalists. Nearly sixty years later, Hillary Clinton, an accomplished professional woman and lawyer, tried to mollify her critics by handing out her chocolate-chip cookie recipe...read more

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9780810123120 | Northwestern Univ Pr, December 1, 2005, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: At her first press conference, Eleanor Roosevelt, uncertain of her role as hostess or leader, passed a box of candied grapefruit peel to the thirty-five women journalists.

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Product Description: From respected academics like Carol Gilligan to pop-psych gurus like John Gray, and even the controversial Harvard President Lawrence Summers, the message has long been the same: Men and women are fundamentally different, and trying to bridge the gender gap can only lead to grief...read more

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9780465006106 | Basic Books, August 3, 2004, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Examining some of the myths about gender difference, the authors explain why it is important to move beyond biological determinism and sexual stereotypes to see how behavior and thinking really occurs in individuals.

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9780465006137 | Basic Books, November 7, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: From respected academics like Carol Gilligan to pop-psych gurus like John Gray, and even the controversial Harvard President Lawrence Summers, the message has long been the same: Men and women are fundamentally different, and trying to bridge the gender gap can only lead to grief.

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Mary Springer, an up-and-coming White House reporter, finds that her personal and professional lives converge when she becomes involved in a crisis when city planners want to raze a mostly black neighborhood and build luxury apartments

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9780944072967 | Zoland Books, October 1, 1998, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Mary Springer, an up-and-coming White House reporter, finds that her personal and professional lives converge when she becomes involved in a crisis when city planners want to raze a mostly black neighborhood and build luxury apartments

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Product Description: Readable and challenging, this four-year study of three hundred middle-class and working-class couples debunks the myth of the overwrought working mother with her insensitive husband and neglected children. Drawing on extensive cross-disciplinary research, Rosalind Barnett and Caryl Rivers argue that "collaborative couples," busy as they are, thrive in their diverse roles, and inspire competence and confidence in their children...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780674805958 | Reprint edition (Harvard Univ Pr, October 15, 1998), cover price $30.50 | About this edition: Readable and challenging, this four-year study of three hundred middle-class and working-class couples debunks the myth of the overwrought working mother with her insensitive husband and neglected children.

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Product Description: Studies the ways the media put their own spin on the news of our sound-bite generation. This book shows how the media follow their biased agenda, unaware of the deep wells of history, prejudice, and primal fear that inform their version of reality, making the reader think twice about the news...read more

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9780231101523 | Columbia Univ Pr, May 1, 1996, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Studies the ways the media put their own spin on the news of our sound-bite generation.

When murder strikes a small-time hood in Boston, street-smart reporter Sally Ellenberg and blue-blooded Jack Aiken plunge into a deadly world of conspiracy and behavior-control technology that may reach as high as the White House

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9780525248675 | E P Dutton, May 1, 1990, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: When murder strikes a small-time hood in Boston, street-smart reporter Sally Ellenberg and blue-blooded Jack Aiken plunge into a deadly world of conspiracy and behavior-control technology that may reach as high as the White House

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Draws from the authors' own experiences as well as from the disciplines of sociology, psychology, and anthropology to examine the forces in women's lives that shape their ability to deal independently with the modern world

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9780345290106 | Ballantine Books, March 1, 1990, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Draws from the authors' own experiences as well as from the disciplines of sociology, psychology, and anthropology to examine the forces in women's lives that shape their ability to deal independently with the modern world

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Jessie McGrath, the provost of Kinsolving College and a one-time antiwar activist, and Mark Claymore, a Vietnam vet and the head of ROTC, make an unlikely couple when they fall in love

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9780525246114 | E P Dutton, November 1, 1987, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Jessie McGrath, the provost of Kinsolving College and a one-time antiwar activist, and Mark Claymore, a Vietnam vet and the head of ROTC, make an unlikely couple when they fall in love

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9780671665487 | Reprint edition (Pocket Books, January 1, 1989), cover price $3.95 | About this edition: Jessie McGrath, the provost of Kinsolving College and a one-time antiwar activist, and Mark Claymore, a Vietnam vet and the head of ROTC, make an unlikely couple when they fall in love

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The author recalls the joys and restrictions of her sheltered youth and the trials and tribulations of growing up Catholic in suburban Maryland

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9780671630867 | Reprint edition (Pocket Books, October 1, 1987), cover price $3.95 | About this edition: The author recalls the joys and restrictions of her sheltered youth and the trials and tribulations of growing up Catholic in suburban Maryland

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Seniors at Immaculate Heart High, Peggy Morrison and Constance Marie Wepplener set out to defy the conventions and strictures of 'Nice Catholic Ladyhood,' in a bittersweet story of the coming of age

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9780312849511 | St Martins Pr, August 1, 1984, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Seniors at Immaculate Heart High, Peggy Morrison and Constance Marie Wepplener set out to defy the conventions and strictures of 'Nice Catholic Ladyhood,' in a bittersweet story of the coming of age

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9780671640767 | Reissue edition (Pocket Books, May 1, 1987), cover price $3.95 | About this edition: Seniors at Immaculate Heart High, Peggy Morrison and Constance Marie Wepplener set out to defy the conventions and strictures of 'Nice Catholic Ladyhood,' in a bittersweet story of the coming of age

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The story of three different women, Peg Morrison, her best friend Constance Masters, and their new friend Kitty Cohen, who live and work in Washington, a town where men organize the games

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9780312327286 | St Martins Pr, May 1, 1986, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The story of three different women, Peg Morrison, her best friend Constance Masters, and their new friend Kitty Cohen, who live and work in Washington, a town where men organize the games

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9780671626945 | Reprint edition (Pocket Books, May 1, 1987), cover price $3.95 | About this edition: The story of three different women, Peg Morrison, her best friend Constance Masters, and their new friend Kitty Cohen, who live and work in Washington, a town where men organize the games

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Examines factors that affect a woman's happiness, ranging from marriage and children to individual activities and goals, and offers guidelines for decision making

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9780070529816 | McGraw-Hill, February 1, 1983, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Examines factors that affect a woman's happiness, ranging from marriage and children to individual activities and goals, and offers guidelines for decision making

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9780451138606 | Reprint edition (New Amer Library, December 1, 1985), cover price $4.50 | About this edition: Examines factors that affect a woman's happiness, ranging from marriage and children to individual activities and goals, and offers guidelines for decision making
9780452255333 | New Amer Library, April 1, 1984, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Examines factors that affect a woman's happiness, ranging from marriage and children to individual activities and goals, and offers guidelines for decision making

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Product Description: Relates the story of a Catholic girl from Baltimore and a Jewish boy from Boston, who survive marriage, children, and careers with wit, humor, and affection

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9780671254469 | Summit Books, June 1, 1981, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Relates the story of a Catholic girl from Baltimore and a Jewish boy from Boston, who survive marriage, children, and careers with wit, humor, and affection

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9781416566700 | Simon & Schuster, July 1, 2007, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Relates the story of a Catholic girl from Baltimore and a Jewish boy from Boston, who survive marriage, children, and careers with wit, humor, and affection

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