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Are Men Obsolete? by Hanna Rosin

Are Men Obsolete?

by Hanna Rosin, Maureen Dowd, Caitlin Moran

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The book consists of transcriptions of the debate itself and individual interviews with the four debaters. The three-minute limit on each opening and closing argument doesn't allow for much content, but -- as well as being amused -- one gets some idea of where each of these women stands on the issue. ( )
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GENDER STUDIES. For the first time in history, will it be better to be a woman than a man in the upcoming century? The twelfth semi-annual Munk Debate pits renowned author and editor Hanna Rosin and Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Maureen Dowd against "New York Times"-bestselling author Caitlin Moran and academic trailblazer Camille Paglia to debate one of the biggest socio-economic phenomena of our time -- the relative decline of the power and status of men in the workplace, in the family, and society at large. Men have traditionally been the dominant sex. But now, for the first time, a host of indicators suggests that women not only are achieving equality with men, but are fast emerging as the more successful sex of the species. Whether in education, employment, personal health, or child rearing, statistics point to a rise in the status and power of women at home, in the workplace, and in traditional male bastions such as politics.… (more)

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