Same, Different, Equal: Rethinking Single-sex Schooling

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Yale University Press, 2005 - Education - 287 pages
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In this timely book, Rosemary Salomone offers a reasoned educational and legal argument supporting single-sex education as an alternative to coeducation, particularly in the case of disadvantaged minority students.
"A carefully organized, often lively . . . compendium of everything that matters in the debate: how boys and girls do in classes and on tests, their differing learning styles, and the legal tussles.”--Timothy A. Hacsi, New York Times
"Smart, objective, evenhanded. Must reading in this important debate.”--Susan Estrich, University of Southern California Law School
"Everyone concerned about inequalities in our schools and our society should want to read it.”--Michael Duffy, Times Educational Supplement (U.K.)
"If you have time for only one book and you really want to be informed about single-sex education, then make it Same, Different, Equal.”--John Borst, Education Today
"The single best book I have read about single-sex education. A must-read for every educator who is concerned about the different outcomes for boys and girls in school.”--Michael Thompson, Ph.D, coauthor of Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys

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An expert on single-sex schooling enters the contentious public discussion with an even-handed and exhaustive examination of the history and politics of gender and education. Salomone, a law professor ... Read full review


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A Tale of Three Cities
Equality Engendered
Myths and Realities in the Gender Wars
Whos Winning Whos Losing and Why?
Legal Narratives
Reconciling the Law
The Research Evidence
Rethinking SingleSex Schooling

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Rosemary C. Salomone is Kenneth Wang Professor of Law at St. John's University School of Law and a fellow of the Open Society Institute.

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