The Real Science of Gender Studies
Why Men Don’t Iron is an eye-opening, mind-blowing book on how the major sex differences in our brains impact on our daily lives and behaviour.
Men are not women and yet for the last decade have been told to get in touch with the feminine side of their nature. Men have in fact been told to connect to parts of their brain that do not exist. So what are the essential, unique qualities of men?
In a time when the debate on the ‘feminisation of education’ and the nanny state, ‘the feminisation of the state’, is just beginning, this book is timely and highly controversial.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
This is a book about men, and so it is also about women, their view of men and men's understanding of women. It is a real and different contribution to life beyond the battle of words on gender.
In the last decade men have been challenged, hectored and lectured to change from the old dominant male; to become the New Man; to get in touch with their feminine side – but what if it doesn't exist? Much of what has been written and taught has presumed that most of the differences between men and women have been caused by society, and so can be altered, and lo, men and women would become alike.
But in this stimulating book, Anne and Bill Moir show that in fact men's brains are wired very differently from women's so that their stimuli and reactions cannot be the same; and that the increasing feminisation of society, of food and of education is detrimental to men, and evenutally to women too.
Is there a glass ceiling? Only if you accept that there is also a glass floor – for just as men rise to hold most of the prominent positions, so more of them sink to the very bottom of the heap. The process begins in school, and this book adduces valuable insights into why so many boys fail in our education system.
At work, at home, at school, in bed – men march to a different drummer, and to understand their desires and their drives is to comprehend the forces in society that many academics of gender studies deny.
Lively, funny, controversial, based on the most recent research, 'Why Men Don't Iron' is a book you must read to be part of the whole debate.About the Author:
Anne Moir is a trained geneticist and television producer. Her previous books are Brain Sex and Mind to Crime. Her husband is a philosopher and writer. They live near Marlborough.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description HARPERCOLLINS, 1998. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. N/A. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP87297597
Book Description HarperCollins, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: Used; Very Good. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. Though second-hand, the book is still in very good shape. Minimal signs of usage may include very minor creasing on the cover or on the spine. Bookseller Inventory # CHL1410383
Book Description HarperCollins, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Very Good condition with no significant faults. Clearly used but very few minor defects. Will look good on your book case after reading but may not be suitable as a present unless hard to find elsewhere SECURE DAILY POSTING FROM UK. 30 DAY GUARANTEE. Bookseller Inventory # mon0002151785
Book Description HarperCollins 26/06/1998, 1998. Book Condition: Good. Will be shipped promptly from UK warehouse. Book is in good condition with no missing pages, no damage or soiling and tight spine. There may be some dog-eared pages showing previous use but overall a great book. Bookseller Inventory # 9053-9780002570350
Book Description HarperCollins 26/06/1998, 1998. Book Condition: Very Good. This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. . Bookseller Inventory # 7719-9780002570350
Book Description HarperCollins 26/06/1998, 1998. Book Condition: Good. This book is in good or better condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages will be missing from the book. The spine of the book is still in great condition and the front cover is generally unmarked. It has signs of previous use but overall is in really nice, tight condition. Shipping is normally same day from our UK warehouse. We offer a money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. Bookseller Inventory # 9053-9780002570350
Book Description HARPERCOLLINS, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used; Very Good. Ships from the UK within 24 hours. Paperback copy. Bookseller Inventory # BBI2105045
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. All orders are dispatched the following working day from our UK warehouse. Established in 2004, we have over 500,000 books in stock. No quibble refund if not completely satisfied. Bookseller Inventory # mon0002418696
Book Description HARPERCOLLINS. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Very Good. 0002570351. Bookseller Inventory # BLUE0006442
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR003126623