Still Failing at Fairness

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$23.99
Publisher
Scribner Book Company
Publish Date
Pages
384
Dimensions
6.0 X 8.9 X 1.1 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781416552475

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About the Author

David Sadker is professor emeritus at American University (Washington, DC) and, along with his late wife Myra Sadker, gained a national reputation for work in confronting gender bias and sexual harassment. David Sadker has directed more than a dozen federal education grants, and authored or co-authored seven books, including the bestselling introductory teacher education textbook, Teachers, Schools and Society, (McGraw Hill, 2008). The American Educational Research Association's (AERA) honored the Sadkers for "the best review of research" published in 1991, for their professional service in 1995, and for "scholarship, activism, and community building on behalf of women and education" in 2004. The American Association of University Women awarded the Sadkers' their Eleanor Roosevelt Award in 1995, and the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education recognized their work with the Gender Architect Award in 2001. David Sadker has received two honorary doctorates. He currently teaches at the University of Arizona. Karen R. Zittleman is co-author of Teachers, Schools, and Society (McGraw-Hill), and a contributing author to Gender in the Classroom: Foundations, Skills, Methods and Strategies Across the Curriculum and wrote Making Public Schools Great for Every Girl and Boy. She has taught at American University.

Reviews

"Provides hard evidence of the discrimination women face from the first day of school." -- Patricia Ireland, former president, National Organization for Women
"We need many more books like this one that draw into the foreground the fact that sexism in the schools is crippling America's leadership and productivity." -- Naomi Wolf, author of The Beauty Myth
"Required reading for anyone interested in sex bias." -- The New York Times
"An eye-opener for any parent or teacher truly interested in equality." -- San Francisco Chronicle