Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - The Cost of Competence by Brett Silverstein

In The Cost of Competence Brett Silverstein and Deborah Perlick argue that rather than simply labelling individual women as, say, anorexic or depressed, it is time to look harder at the widespread prejudices within our society and child-rearing practices that lead thousands of young women to equate thinness with competence and success, and femininity with failure.

Buy The Cost of Competence by Brett Silverstein from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780195069860
ISBN-10: 0195069862
Format: Hardback
(241mm x 161mm x 22mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 17-Aug-1995
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - The Cost of Competence by Brett Silverstein

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Cost of Competence book by Brett Silverstein and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Brett Silverstein

Brett Silverstein is Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, City College of New York, and the author of Fed Up. Deborah Perlick is Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Cornell University Medical College.