Taking sides. Clashing views in gender / [editor], Elizabeth Schroeder
Book | Mcgraw-Hill Education, Create | 2017 | Eighth edition.
Available at WCTC Social Issues Collection (HQ1075 .T39 2018)
iii, 252 pages ; 28 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
Unit 1. Gender and education. Do boys and girls learn differently? -- Should there be single-sex classrooms or schools? -- Unit 2. He said, she said, they said: gender equity and equality. Is the wage gap between women and men due to sexism -- Has gender equality come a long way? -- Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in professional sports? -- Should male and female athletes be paid equally -- Has the women's movement of the 1970s failed? -- Unit 3. Parental presence, parental choices. Are fathers necessary for children's well-being? -- Should parents be able to choose their baby's sex? -- Should partners of deceased men be allowed to use their sperm without their consent -- Should men have a say in whether their partner has an abortion? -- Are children who are raised by a lesbian or gay couple worse off than those raised by different-sex parents? -- Unit 4. Gender in the world around us. Should public restrooms be gender-neutral? -- Can women have it all? -- Do reality TV shows portray responsible messages about teen pregnancy?-- Does pornography prevent rape? -- Can a woman with conservative political views be a feminist?
The Taking Sides includes current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills.
Clashing views in gender