The Myth of Mars and Venus: Do men and women really speak different languages? (Paperback)Deborah Cameron (author)
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 226 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 18 mm
In this vigorously argued book, [Cameron] also combats the cliche by example, writing in an enjoyable mode of pugnacious sarcasm * Steven Poole, The Guardian *
Cameron, skilled at deflating the sweeping generalisations of others... * The Sunday Times *
Cameron's wry, measured dismemberment of these stereotypes makes for enjoyable reading * Ceri Radford, The Daily Telegraph *
this delightfully spiky book * Susannah Herbert, The Sunday Times *
this immensely readable book * Romy Clark, Red Pepper magazine *
Cameron blows through the fog of pop-psych gender 'research' like Afrin through swollen sinuses, shrinking the claims of sound-bite science on contact * Jan Freeman, Boston Globe *
This short and enjoyable read ... is very welcome * Sarah Ensor, Socialist Review *
Fascinating, insightful, comprehensive ... you'll just have to read it for yourself * Contemporary UK Feminism, www.thefword.org.uk *
Cameron cites a lot of literature, makes her points lucidly, and distinguishes nicely between scientific consensus and cultural assumption. She's also bitingly funny * Read for Pleasure *
Cameron does a great job * Feminist Philosophers *
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