The Frailty Myth: Redefining the Physical Potential of Women and Girls

The Frailty Myth: Redefining the Physical Potential of Women and Girls

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Can women be equal to men as long as men are physically stronger? And are men, in fact, stronger?

These are key questions that Colette Dowling, author of the bestselling The Cinderella Complex, raises in her provocative new book. The myth of female frailty, with its roots in nineteenth-century medicine and misogyny, has had a damaging effect on women's health, social status, and physical safety. It is Dowling's controversial thesis that women succumb to societal pressures… (more)


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Publisher: Random House (November 06, 2001)

Format: EPUB

File size: 334 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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