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Description - The Mismeasure of Woman by Carol Tavris

When "man is the measure of all things," woman is forever trying to measure up. In this enlightening book, Carol Tavris unmasks the widespread but invisible custom -- pervasive in the social sciences, medicine, law, and history -- of treating men as the normal standard, women as abnormal. Tavris expands our vision of normalcy by illuminating the similarities between women and men and showing that the real differences lie not in gender, but in power, resources, and life experiences. Winner of the American Association for Applied and Preventive Psychology's Distinguished Media Contribution Award

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780671797492
ISBN-10: 0671797492
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 22mm)
Pages: 404
Imprint: Touchstone
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 26-Feb-1993
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Carol Tavris

Carol Tavris, Ph.D., is a social psychologist, lecturer, and writer on many aspects of psychology. Her books include Anger: The Misunderstood Emotion. Tavris is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. She lives in Los Angeles, California.

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